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ēmptiō f (genitive ēmptiōnis); third declension

  1. the act of buying or purchasing, purchase
  2. a purchase
  3. a bill of sale


Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative ēmptiō ēmptiōnēs
genitive ēmptiōnis ēmptiōnum
dative ēmptiōnī ēmptiōnibus
accusative ēmptiōnem ēmptiōnēs
ablative ēmptiōne ēmptiōnibus
vocative ēmptiō ēmptiōnēs



  • emptio in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • emptio in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “emptio”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • emptio in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français [Illustrated Latin-French Dictionary], Hachette
  • emptio in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers