natatio

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From natō (swim, float).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

natātiō f (genitive natātiōnis); third declension

  1. A swim, an instance of swimming.
  2. A place for swimming; swimming pool.

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative natātiō natātiōnēs
Genitive natātiōnis natātiōnum
Dative natātiōnī natātiōnibus
Accusative natātiōnem natātiōnēs
Ablative natātiōne natātiōnibus
Vocative natātiō natātiōnēs

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • English: natation
  • French: natation

ReferencesEdit

  • natatio in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • natatio in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • natatio in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • natatio in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • natatio in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin