crescens

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Present active participle of crēscō ‎(I grow)

ParticipleEdit

crēscēns m, f, n ‎(genitive crēscentis); third declension

  1. coming to be.
  2. becoming visible, springing from, arising, coming forth.
  3. increasing, rising, growing, thriving; multiplying, augmenting.

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative crēscēns crēscentēs crēscentia
genitive crēscentis crēscentium
dative crēscentī crēscentibus
accusative crēscentem crēscēns crēscentēs crēscentia
ablative crēscente, crēscentī1 crēscentibus
vocative crēscēns crēscentēs crēscentia

1When used purely as an adjective.

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • crescens in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray