See also: åmens

English edit

Noun edit

amens

  1. plural of amen

Verb edit

amens

  1. third-person singular simple present indicative of amen

Anagrams edit

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Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

amens

  1. plural of amè

French edit

Noun edit

amens m

  1. plural of amen

Latin edit

Etymology edit

Derived from ā- (out of, away) +‎ mēns (mind).

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

āmēns (genitive āmentis, comparative āmentior, superlative āmentissimus); third-declension one-termination adjective

  1. frenzied, mad
    Synonyms: stultus, īnsipiēns, stupidus, brūtus, fatuus, dēmēns
    Antonyms: prūdēns, sapiēns, callidus, sollers
  2. frantic, distracted
  3. (Medieval Latin) insane, demented

Declension edit

Third-declension one-termination adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
Nominative āmēns āmentēs āmentia
Genitive āmentis āmentium
Dative āmentī āmentibus
Accusative āmentem āmēns āmentēs āmentia
Ablative āmentī āmentibus
Vocative āmēns āmentēs āmentia

Quotations edit

  • Publius Ovidius Naso, Tristia. In: Ovid with an English translation, Tristia • Ex Ponto, by Arthur Leslie Wheeler, 1939, p. 110f.:
    quin etiam sic me dicunt aliena locutum,
    ut foret amenti nomen in ore tuum.
    Nay more, they say that when I talked strange things, 'twas so that your name was on my delirious lips.

Descendants edit

  • Italian: amente
  • Spanish: amente

See also edit

References edit

  • amens”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • amens”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • amens in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette