functio

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Action noun of the verb fungor (I perform, execute).
Derived from root fug- ("perform", "execute") (from Proto-Indo-European *bʰewg- (to enjoy)) with nasal infix (-n-) irregularly borrowed from present tense forms (fung-) + -tiō (nominal derivational suffix).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fūnctiō f (genitive fūnctiōnis); third declension

  1. performance, execution (of a task)
  2. (mathematics) function

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative fūnctiō fūnctiōnēs
Genitive fūnctiōnis fūnctiōnum
Dative fūnctiōnī fūnctiōnibus
Accusative fūnctiōnem fūnctiōnēs
Ablative fūnctiōne fūnctiōnibus
Vocative fūnctiō fūnctiōnēs

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • functio in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • functio in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • functio 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)
  • functio in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette