LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Present participle of cluō, clueō, “one who hears, in relation to his protector (patronus)”. Others prefer a derivation from rare clinō (bend, incline), ultimately from the same root *ḱel- (to cover).

ParticipleEdit

cluēns (genitive cluentis); third-declension one-termination participle

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DeclensionEdit

Third-declension participle.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
Nominative cluēns cluentēs cluentia
Genitive cluentis cluentium
Dative cluentī cluentibus
Accusative cluentem cluēns cluentēs
cluentīs
cluentia
Ablative cluente
cluentī1
cluentibus
Vocative cluēns cluentēs cluentia

1When used purely as an adjective.

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