lunatio

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From lūn(ā)- (bend in a crescent) +‎ -tiō, from lūna (moon).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lūnātiō f (genitive lūnātiōnis); third declension

  1. (Late Latin) lunar month, lunation

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative lūnātiō lūnātiōnēs
Genitive lūnātiōnis lūnātiōnum
Dative lūnātiōnī lūnātiōnibus
Accusative lūnātiōnem lūnātiōnēs
Ablative lūnātiōne lūnātiōnibus
Vocative lūnātiō lūnātiōnēs

DescendantsEdit

  • English: lunation
  • French: lunaison
  • Italian: lunazione

ReferencesEdit

  • lunatio in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • lunatio in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • lunatio in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016