-atio etymology

Latin word -atio comes from Latin causa, Latin ad ((direction) toward, to, on, up to, for.)

Detailed word origin of -atio

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
causa Latin (lat) For the sake of or on account of (Medieval Latin) thing. (figuratively) justification, explanation. Case, claim, contention. Cause, reason. Motive, pretext. Situation, condition.
ad Latin (lat) (direction) toward, to, on, up to, for.
accuso Latin (lat) (legal) I indict, accuse, arraign, charge with a crime.. I blame, reproach, make a complaint against, find fault with.
accusatio Latin (lat) A rebuke, reproof, reproach.. An accusation, indictment, complaint.
-atio Latin (lat) (Vulgar Latin) Form of -tiō appended to nouns.

Words with the same origin as -atio

Descendants of ad
accedere accessit atque