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).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

portiō f (genitive portiōnis); third declension

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

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

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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Descendants[edit]

  • English: portion
  • French: portion
  • Italian: porzione
  • Dutch: portie

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