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abdicatio

LatinEdit

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.

Number 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, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • Professor Kidd, et al. Collins Gem Latin Dictionary. HarperCollins Publishers (Glasgow: 2004). ISBN 0-00-470763-X. page 1.