functio

LatinEdit

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 & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
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