descriptio

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From dēscrībō +‎ -tiō.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

dēscrīptiō f (genitive dēscrīptiōnis); third declension

  1. description
  2. diagram, plan
  3. transcript, copy
  4. drawing, sketch

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative dēscrīptiō dēscrīptiōnēs
Genitive dēscrīptiōnis dēscrīptiōnum
Dative dēscrīptiōnī dēscrīptiōnibus
Accusative dēscrīptiōnem dēscrīptiōnēs
Ablative dēscrīptiōne dēscrīptiōnibus
Vocative dēscrīptiō dēscrīptiōnēs

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ReferencesEdit

  • descriptio in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • descriptio in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • descriptio in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • descriptio in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • the division of the year (into months, etc.: anni descriptio
    • chronology: temporum ratio, descriptio, ordo
    • geography: terrarum or regionum descriptio (geographia)
    • the constitution: descriptio civitatis
    • a sound judicial system: aequa iuris descriptio (Off. 2. 4. 15)