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EtymologyEdit

Present participle of adolēscō.

ParticipleEdit

adolēscēns m, f, n (genitive adolēscentis); third declension

  1. growing up, maturing
  2. increasing, augmenting

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

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