accusatio

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin

NounEdit

accusatio (uncountable)

  1. (rhetoric) Categoria.

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From accūsō (blame, accuse) +‎ -ātiō, from ad (to, towards, at) + causa (cause, reason, account, lawsuit).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

accūsātiō f (genitive accūsātiōnis); third declension

  1. An accusation, indictment, complaint.
  2. A rebuke, reproof, reproach.

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative accūsātiō accūsātiōnēs
genitive accūsātiōnis accūsātiōnum
dative accūsātiōnī accūsātiōnibus
accusative accūsātiōnem accūsātiōnēs
ablative accūsātiōne accūsātiōnibus
vocative accūsātiō accūsātiōnēs

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ReferencesEdit

  • accusatio in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
Last modified on 27 August 2013, at 15:20