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EtymologyEdit

From secāre, secō (to cut) +‎ -tiō.

NounEdit

sectiō f (genitive sectiōnis); third declension

  1. cutting off or up
  2. mowing
  3. surgery
  4. castration
  5. division, section

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative sectiō sectiōnēs
genitive sectiōnis sectiōnum
dative sectiōnī sectiōnibus
accusative sectiōnem sectiōnēs
ablative sectiōne sectiōnibus
vocative sectiō sectiōnēs

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • sectio in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • sectio in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “sectio”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • sectio” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • sectio in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin