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EtymologyEdit

From īnstruō (build, construct; arrange).

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NounEdit

īnstructiō f (genitive īnstructiōnis); third declension

  1. A constructing, erecting, building, insertion.
  2. An arranging, planting, setting in array; formation.
  3. (figuratively) An instruction, training.

Usage notesEdit

Note that there is a disagreement between whether a macron on the "u" is correct or not, as in īnstructiō or īnstrūctiō, and hence all other forms.

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative īnstructiō īnstructiōnēs
genitive īnstructiōnis īnstructiōnum
dative īnstructiōnī īnstructiōnibus
accusative īnstructiōnem īnstructiōnēs
ablative īnstructiōne īnstructiōnibus
vocative īnstructiō īnstructiōnēs

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