reductio

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From redūcō (bring back, restore)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

reductiō f (genitive reductiōnis); third declension

  1. A bringing back, a leading back.
  2. A restoring, restoration.

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative reductiō reductiōnēs
Genitive reductiōnis reductiōnum
Dative reductiōnī reductiōnibus
Accusative reductiōnem reductiōnēs
Ablative reductiōne reductiōnibus
Vocative reductiō reductiōnēs

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References[edit]

  • reductio in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • reductio in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • reductio in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • reductio in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette