proportio

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From prō- (for, before) +‎ portiō (share, part).

Noun[edit]

prōportiō f (genitive prōportiōnis); third declension

  1. proportion
  2. symmetry
  3. analogy

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative prōportiō prōportiōnēs
Genitive prōportiōnis prōportiōnum
Dative prōportiōnī prōportiōnibus
Accusative prōportiōnem prōportiōnēs
Ablative prōportiōne prōportiōnibus
Vocative prōportiō prōportiōnēs

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References[edit]

  • proportio”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • proportio”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • proportio in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • proportio in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016