expeditio

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From expedio (bring forward) +‎ -tio (noun forming suffix).

NounEdit

expedītiō f (genitive expedītiōnis); third declension

  1. expedition, campaign, mission
  2. march
  3. (Christianity) mission: an evangelical campaign in a foreign land.

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative expedītiō expedītiōnēs
Genitive expedītiōnis expedītiōnum
Dative expedītiōnī expedītiōnibus
Accusative expedītiōnem expedītiōnēs
Ablative expedītiōne expedītiōnibus
Vocative expedītiō expedītiōnēs

DescendantsEdit

  • Catalan: expedició
  • English: expedition
  • German: Expedition

ReferencesEdit

  • expeditio in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • expeditio in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • expeditio in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • expeditio in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to go to war, commence a campaign: proficisci ad bellum, in expeditionem (Sall. Iug. 103)