FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin optio.

NounEdit

optio

  1. (finance) option (a contract giving the holder the right to buy or sell an asset at a set strike price)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of optio (Kotus type 3/valtio, no gradation)
nominative optio optiot
genitive option optioiden
optioitten
partitive optiota optioita
illative optioon optioihin
singular plural
nominative optio optiot
accusative nom. optio optiot
gen. option
genitive option optioiden
optioitten
partitive optiota optioita
inessive optiossa optioissa
elative optiosta optioista
illative optioon optioihin
adessive optiolla optioilla
ablative optiolta optioilta
allative optiolle optioille
essive optiona optioina
translative optioksi optioiksi
instructive optioin
abessive optiotta optioitta
comitative optioineen
Possessive forms of optio (type valtio)
possessor singular plural
1st person optioni optiomme
2nd person optiosi optionne
3rd person optionsa

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From optō (choose, select).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

optiō f (genitive optiōnis); third declension

  1. choosing, choice, preference, option

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative optiō optiōnēs
Genitive optiōnis optiōnum
Dative optiōnī optiōnibus
Accusative optiōnem optiōnēs
Ablative optiōne optiōnibus
Vocative optiō optiōnēs

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

NounEdit

optiō m (genitive optiōnis); third declension

  1. helper, assistant
  2. (military) adjutant, aide-de-camp

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative optiō optiōnēs
Genitive optiōnis optiōnum
Dative optiōnī optiōnibus
Accusative optiōnem optiōnēs
Ablative optiōne optiōnibus
Vocative optiō optiōnēs

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • optio in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • optio in Charlton T. Lewis, An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1891
  • optio in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • optio in Gaffiot, Félix, Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette, 1934
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden, Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co., 1894
    • to give a person his choice: optionem alicui dare (Acad. 2. 7. 19)
    • to offer a person the alternative of... or..: optionem alicui dare, utrum...an
  • optio in William Smith et al., editor, A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin, 1890