circumlocutio

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From circumloquor (I circumlocute, periphrase) +‎ -tiō.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

circumlocūtiō f (genitive circumlocūtiōnis); third declension

  1. circumlocution, periphrasis

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative circumlocūtiō circumlocūtiōnēs
Genitive circumlocūtiōnis circumlocūtiōnum
Dative circumlocūtiōnī circumlocūtiōnibus
Accusative circumlocūtiōnem circumlocūtiōnēs
Ablative circumlocūtiōne circumlocūtiōnibus
Vocative circumlocūtiō circumlocūtiōnēs

DescendantsEdit

  • Italian: circonlocuzione
  • Spanish: circunlocución

ReferencesEdit

  • circumlocutio”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • circumlocutio in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • circumlocutio in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016