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EtymologyEdit

From contrādicō +‎ -tiō.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /kon.traːˈdik.ti.oː/, [kɔn̪.t̪raːˈd̪ɪk.t̪i.oː]

NounEdit

contrādictiō f (genitive contrādictiōnis); third declension

  1. The act of contradicting.
  2. A reply, answer, objection, counterargument, contradiction; opposition.
    Ex contradictione quodlibet.[1]
    From a contradiction anything [follows]:  .

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative contrādictiō contrādictiōnēs
Genitive contrādictiōnis contrādictiōnum
Dative contrādictiōnī contrādictiōnibus
Accusative contrādictiōnem contrādictiōnēs
Ablative contrādictiōne contrādictiōnibus
Vocative contrādictiō contrādictiōnēs

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