translatio

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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From trānsferō (transfer, carry over) (past participle stem translāt- or trālāt-). + abstract noun suffix -io-ion.”

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

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • translatio in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • translatio in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “translatio”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • translatio” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • the process of translation: interpretatio, translatio (not versio or conversio)
    • a metaphor: translatio
    • an allegory; continuous metaphor: continua translatio (Or. 27. 94)
  • translatio in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[2], pre-publication website, 2005-2016