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EtymologyEdit

Derived from fūnctus, perfect participle of the verb fungor (I perform, execute).
Surface analysis: fūnct(us) (performed”, “executed) +‎ -iō (-tion, nominal derivational suffix).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fūnctiō f (genitive fūnctiōnis); third declension

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

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

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
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “functio”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • functio in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français [Illustrated Latin-French Dictionary], Hachette