religio

EsperantoEdit

NounEdit

religio (plural religioj, accusative singular religion, accusative plural religiojn)

  1. religion

Derived termsEdit


IdoEdit

NounEdit

religio (plural religii)

  1. religion

LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • relligiō

EtymologyEdit

Attested in classical Latin (1st century BC); frequently used by Cicero, who linked the word with relegō. Afterwards, the word was linked (mainly by Christian authors) to religō and obligātiō.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

religiō f (genitive religiōnis); third declension

  1. scrupulousness, conscientious exactness
  2. piety, religious scruple, religious awe, superstition, strict religious observance
  3. scruples, conscientiousness
  4. (of gods) sanctity
  5. an object of worship, holy thing, holy place

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative religiō religiōnēs
genitive religiōnis religiōnum
dative religiōnī religiōnibus
accusative religiōnem religiōnēs
ablative religiōne religiōnibus
vocative religiō religiōnēs

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

QuotationsEdit

  • 1772-1778 Historia Ecclesiastica Islandiæ by Finnur Jónsson, chapter one (Google books)
    De introductione religionis Christianæ in Islandiam.
    Of the introduction of Christianity to Iceland.

ReferencesEdit

  • religio in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879

PolishEdit

NounEdit

religio

  1. vocative singular of religia
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