portio

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the same root as pars, parcus, and parcō. It is from the Proto-Indo-European root *per- ‎(sell), which also gave the Ancient Greek πόρνη ‎(pórnē, prostitute), and πέρνημι ‎(pérnēmi, sell).

Noun[edit]

portiō f ‎(genitive portiōnis); third declension

  1. share, part, portion
  2. relation, proportion

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative portiō portiōnēs
genitive portiōnis portiōnum
dative portiōnī portiōnibus
accusative portiōnem portiōnēs
ablative portiōne portiōnibus
vocative portiō portiōnēs

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