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translatio translātĭo or trālātĭo, ōnis, f. transfero, a carrying or removing from one place to another, a transporting, transferring. Lit. In gen.: pecuniarum translatio a justis dominis ad alienos, Cic. Off. 1, 14, 43: domicilii, removal, Suet. Ner. 9.

In partic., of plants, a transplanting, ingrafting, Plin. 17, 11, 14, § 75; Col. 3, 10, 20; Varr. R. R. 1, 41, 3.

A pouring out into another vessel, Col. 12, 52, 11.

Trop. In gen.: criminis, a transferring, shifling off, Cic. Verr. 2, 4, 42, § 91; cf. id. Inv. 1, 8, 10; 2, 19, 57; Quint. 3, 6, 23; 3, 6, 38 sq.

In partic. Of speech or writing, a version, translation into another language, Quint. 1, 4, 18; Hier. Ep. 99, 1; Aug. Retract. 1, 7, 2; Greg. Mag. in Job, 12, 6.

A transfer to a figurative signification, a trope, metaphor: translationes audaciores, Cic. de Or. 3, 38, 156 sq.: durior ... verecunda, id. ib. 3, 41, 165; id. Or. 25, 85; Auct. Her. 4, 34, 45; Quint. 8, 6, 4 sq. al.

In gram., a transposition. Of letters, metathesis, Don. p. 1773 P.; Diom. p. 437 ib.

Of words: id verborum translatione emendatur, Quint. 7, 9, 9.