[<< wiktionary] perceptio
== Latin ==


=== Etymology ===
Coined by Cicero, from percipiō (“to seize; conceive; perceive”) +‎ -tiō.


=== Pronunciation ===
(Classical) IPA(key): /perˈkep.ti.oː/, [pɛrˈkɛpt̪ioː]
(Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /perˈt͡ʃep.t͡si.o/, [pɛrˈt͡ʃɛpt̪͡s̪iɔ]


=== Noun ===
perceptiō f (genitive perceptiōnis); third declension

a taking, receiving, collecting, gathering
(figuratively) perception, comprehension


==== Declension ====
Third-declension noun.


==== Synonyms ====
(perception): comprehensiō


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