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EtymologyEdit

From praepositus. In the grammatical sense, it is a semantic loan from Ancient Greek πρόθεσις (próthesis).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

praepositiō f (genitive praepositiōnis); third declension

  1. preference
  2. prefixing
  3. (grammar) preposition

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative praepositiō praepositiōnēs
genitive praepositiōnis praepositiōnum
dative praepositiōnī praepositiōnibus
accusative praepositiōnem praepositiōnēs
ablative praepositiōne praepositiōnibus
vocative praepositiō praepositiōnēs

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • praepositio in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • praepositio in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • praepositio in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette