LatinEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Possibly an alteration of cluēns, present active participle of clueō (I am called, named, esteemed).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cliēns m or f (genitive clientis); third declension

  1. customer
  2. client, retainer, follower
  3. companion, favorite
  4. (of a nation) ally, vassal
  5. one under the protection of a particular deity
    cliēns Bacchī — "client of Bacchus"

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun (i-stem).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative cliēns clientēs
Genitive clientis clientium
Dative clientī clientibus
Accusative clientem clientīs
clientēs
Ablative cliente clientibus
Vocative cliēns clientēs

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