Latin

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Etymology

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From Proto-Indo-European *-onts.

Suffix

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-ns

  1. -ing; ending of the present active participle

Declension

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Third-declension participle.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
Nominative -ns -ntēs -ntia
Genitive -ntis -ntium
Dative -ntī -ntibus
Accusative -ntem -ns -ntēs
-ntīs
-ntia
Ablative -nte
-ntī1
-ntibus
Vocative -ns -ntēs -ntia

1When used purely as an adjective.

Derived terms

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Category Latin terms suffixed with -ns not found

See also

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Ojibwe

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Suffix

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-ns

  1. A suffix denoting the diminutive of a noun ending in a long vowel

Alternative forms

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References

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https://web.archive.org/web/20200209001407/http://imp.lss.wisc.edu/~jrvalent/ais301/Grammar/InflMorphology/nouns006.htm

Ottawa

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Suffix

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-ns

  1. contemptive

References

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Jerry Randolph Valentine (2001) Nishnaabemwin Reference Grammar, University of Toronto, page 185