distinctio

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

distinguo +‎ -tio.

NounEdit

distīnctiō f (genitive distīnctiōnis); third declension

  1. difference, distinction
  2. (grammar) sign of interpunction, punctuation mark

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative distīnctiō distīnctiōnēs
Genitive distīnctiōnis distīnctiōnum
Dative distīnctiōnī distīnctiōnibus
Accusative distīnctiōnem distīnctiōnēs
Ablative distīnctiōne distīnctiōnibus
Vocative distīnctiō distīnctiōnēs

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • distinctio”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • distinctio”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • distinctio in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • distinctio in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette