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Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Present participle of adolēscō.

ParticipleEdit

adolēscēns (genitive adolēscentis); third-declension one-termination participle

  1. growing up, maturing
  2. increasing, augmenting

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension participle.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
Nominative adolēscēns adolēscentēs adolēscentia
Genitive adolēscentis adolēscentium
Dative adolēscentī adolēscentibus
Accusative adolēscentem adolēscēns adolēscentēs
adolēscentīs
adolēscentia
Ablative adolēscente
adolēscentī1
adolēscentibus
Vocative adolēscēns adolēscentēs adolēscentia

1When used purely as an adjective.

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • adolescens in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • adolescens in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin