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inquīsītiō f (genitive inquīsītiōnis); third declension

  1. search, inquiry, examination, investigation
  2. collecting of evidence


Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative inquīsītiō inquīsītiōnēs
genitive inquīsītiōnis inquīsītiōnum
dative inquīsītiōnī inquīsītiōnibus
accusative inquīsītiōnem inquīsītiōnēs
ablative inquīsītiōne inquīsītiōnibus
vocative inquīsītiō inquīsītiōnēs



  • inquisitio in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • inquisitio in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “inquisitio”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • inquisitio in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français [Illustrated Latin-French Dictionary], Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • zealous pursuit of truth: veri inquisitio atque investigatio