translatio

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Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From the supine stem of trānsferō (to transfer, carry over) +‎ -tiō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

trānslātiō f (genitive trānslātiōnis); third declension

  1. Translation, in the broadest sense: the process of transferring or carrying something over from one thing to another; in particular:
    1. Translation of text from one language to another
    2. A transfer from a literal to a figurative meaning; a metaphor (compare the Ancient Greek μεταφορά with the same senses)

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative trānslātiō trānslātiōnēs
Genitive trānslātiōnis trānslātiōnum
Dative trānslātiōnī trānslātiōnibus
Accusative trānslātiōnem trānslātiōnēs
Ablative trānslātiōne trānslātiōnibus
Vocative trānslātiō trānslātiōnēs

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