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Etymology 1Edit

From populor (lay waste).

NounEdit

populātiō f (genitive populātiōnis); third declension

  1. the act of laying waste or plundering
  2. plunder, booty
  3. destruction, devastation, corruption, ruin
InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative populātiō populātiōnēs
genitive populātiōnis populātiōnum
dative populātiōnī populātiōnibus
accusative populātiōnem populātiōnēs
ablative populātiōne populātiōnibus
vocative populātiō populātiōnēs

Etymology 2Edit

From populus (people).

NounEdit

populātiō f (genitive populātiōnis); third declension

  1. population; a people, multitude
InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative populātiō populātiōnēs
genitive populātiōnis populātiōnum
dative populātiōnī populātiōnibus
accusative populātiōnem populātiōnēs
ablative populātiōne populātiōnibus
vocative populātiō populātiōnēs
DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • populatio in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • populatio in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “populatio”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • populatio” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • populatio in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016