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EtymologyEdit

Probably per- (completely) +‎ fīnītiō (a determining”, “an assigning).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

perfīnītiō f (genitive perfīnītiōnis); third declension

  1. (Medieval Latin, law) a judgment, ruling, decision
    • 741–9, Lex Baiwariorum (1926), title XII, head viiii, pages 4034:
      Emunda territorium meum usque ad legis perfinitionem.

DeclensionEdit

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative perfīnītiō perfīnītiōnēs
Genitive perfīnītiōnis perfīnītiōnum
Dative perfīnītiōnī perfīnītiōnibus
Accusative perfīnītiōnem perfīnītiōnēs
Ablative perfīnītiōne perfīnītiōnibus
Vocative perfīnītiō perfīnītiōnēs

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ReferencesEdit

  • Charles du Fresne et al., Gloſſarium ad Scriptores Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (a new edition, richer and enlarged), volume V (1734), column 385, “¶ Perfinitio
  • Jan Frederik Niermeyer, Mediae Latinitatis Lexicon Minus : Lexique Latin Médiéval–Français/Anglais : A Medieval Latin–French/English Dictionary, fascicle I (1976), page 788/1, “perfinitio”