See also: dens.

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /dɛnz/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛnz

Etymology 1Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

NounEdit

dens

  1. plural of den

VerbEdit

dens

  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of den.

Etymology 2Edit

 
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Borrowed from Latin dens (a tooth). Doublet of dent.

NounEdit

dens (plural dentes)

  1. (anatomy) A toothlike process projecting from the anterior end of the centrum of the axis vertebra on which the atlas vertebra rotates.
    Synonym: odontoid process

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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin dēnsus.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

dens (feminine densa, masculine plural densos, feminine plural denses)

  1. dense, thick

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CornishEdit

NounEdit

dens m pl

  1. plural of dans (tooth)

ReferencesEdit

  • Cornish-English Dictionary from Maga's Online Dictionary
  • 2018, Akademi Kernewek Gerlyver Kernewek (FSS) Cornish Dictionary (SWF) (2018 edition, p.31)

DanishEdit

PronounEdit

dens (nominative den, objective den)

  1. its, possessive form of den

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LatinEdit

 
Dēns (a tooth)

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Italic *dents, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃dónts. Cognates include Ancient Greek ὀδούς (odoús), Sanskrit दत् (dát), German Zahn, Old English tōþ (English tooth). Compare edō (to eat).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

dēns m (genitive dentis); third declension

  1. (anatomy) a tooth
    • 1803, Joanne Nep. Alber, Interpretatio Sacrae Scripturae per Omnes Veteris et Novi Testamenti Libros[1], 30:14, page 172:
      prō dentibus gladiōs habent
      They have swords for teeth.
  2. (metonymically) a tooth, point, spike, prong, tine, fluke, or any tooth-like projection
  3. (figuratively) tooth of envy, envy, ill will
    1. tooth of a destroying power
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InflectionEdit

Third-declension noun (i-stem).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative dēns dentēs
Genitive dentis dentium
Dative dentī dentibus
Accusative dentem dentēs
dentīs
Ablative dente dentibus
Vocative dēns dentēs

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • dens in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • dens in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • dens in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • dens in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • dens in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • dens in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

Norwegian BokmålEdit

dens (nominative den, oblique den)

  1. its, possessive form of den

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OccitanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Contraction of the Latin de intus.

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

dens

  1. (Gascony) in, within, inside

ReferencesEdit

  • Patric Guilhemjoan, Diccionari elementari occitan-francés francés-occitan (gascon), 2005, Orthez, per noste, 2005, →ISBN, page 54.

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French dense, Latin densus. Compare the inherited doublet des.

AdjectiveEdit

dens m or n (feminine singular densă, masculine plural denși, feminine and neuter plural dense)

  1. dense

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