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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 noun.

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”