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EtymologyEdit

From abdicō ‎(deny, refuse; renounce), from ab ‎(of, from, by) + dicō ‎(dedicate).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

abdicātiō f ‎(genitive abdicātiōnis); third declension

  1. a renunciation
  2. action of disowning
  3. abdication

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative abdicātiō abdicātiōnēs
genitive abdicātiōnis abdicātiōnum
dative abdicātiōnī abdicātiōnibus
accusative abdicātiōnem abdicātiōnēs
ablative abdicātiōne abdicātiōnibus
vocative abdicātiō abdicātiōnēs

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • abdicatio in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • abdicatio in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • abdicatio in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • abdicatio in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • abdicatio in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin
  • Professor Kidd, et al. Collins Gem Latin Dictionary. HarperCollins Publishers (Glasgow: 2004). ISBN 0-00-470763-X. page 1.
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