Latin edit

Etymology edit

From the supine stem of pōtō +‎ -tiō.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

pōtiō f (genitive pōtiōnis); third declension

  1. drinking
  2. drink, draught, potion

Declension edit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative pōtiō pōtiōnēs
Genitive pōtiōnis pōtiōnum
Dative pōtiōnī pōtiōnibus
Accusative pōtiōnem pōtiōnēs
Ablative pōtiōne pōtiōnibus
Vocative pōtiō pōtiōnēs

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References edit

  • potio”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • potio”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • potio in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • potio in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette.
  • Carl Meißner, Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to allay one's hunger, thirst: famem sitimque depellere cibo et potione
    • to take only enough food to support life: tantum cibi et potionis adhibere quantum satis est