legatio

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From lēgō "send with a commission"

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lēgātio f ‎(genitive lēgātiōnis); third declension

  1. ambassador (office, not person)
  2. embassy
  3. legation
  4. deputy-command

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative lēgātiō lēgātiōnēs
genitive lēgātiōnis lēgātiōnum
dative lēgātiōnī lēgātiōnibus
accusative lēgātiōnem lēgātiōnēs
ablative lēgātiōne lēgātiōnibus
vocative lēgātiō lēgātiōnēs

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • legatio” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
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