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Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

dens

  1. plural of den

VerbEdit

dens

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

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Latin dens (tooth).

NounEdit

dens

  1. (anatomy) The strong odontoid process of the axis.

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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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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 ὀδών (odṓn), Sanskrit दत् (dát) and Old English tōþ (English tooth).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

dēns m (genitive dentis); third declension

  1. tooth
    • Paraphrase of Proverbs, 30:14 [1]
      prō dentibus gladiōs habent
      They have swords for teeth.
  2. (by extension) a spike, prong, or any tooth-like projection
  3. (figuratively) envy, ill will

DeclensionEdit

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

DeterminerEdit

dens

  1. its (possessive)

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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