traductio

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literally, "leading across", from trādūcō (lead across), from trāns (across) + dūcō (lead).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

trāductiō f (genitive trāductiōnis); third declension

  1. transferring
  2. (rhetoric) metonymy
  3. (rhetoric) repetition of the same word
  4. translation
  5. temporis, passage of time, lapse of time

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative trāductiō trāductiōnēs
genitive trāductiōnis trāductiōnum
dative trāductiōnī trāductiōnibus
accusative trāductiōnem trāductiōnēs
ablative trāductiōne trāductiōnibus
vocative trāductiō trāductiōnēs

References[edit]

  • traductio in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • traductio in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • traductio” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to transfer oneself from the patrician to the plebeian order: traductio ad plebem
  • traductio in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[2], pre-publication website, 2005-2016