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EtymologyEdit

From lēgō (send with a commission)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lēgātiō 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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ReferencesEdit

  • legatio in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • legatio in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “legatio”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • legatio” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • legatio in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016