flens

DutchEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Germanic, cognate with flansen.

NounEdit

flens m ‎(plural flensen, diminutive flensje n)

  1. A smack, blow, especially on the ear
  2. (usually in the diminutive: flensje) A small, flat pancake
  3. (rare) A small (loin)cloth
  4. (slang) (etymology uncertain) milk

InterjectionEdit

flens

  1. An exclamation to express hitting or throwing

Etymology 2Edit

From English flange

NounEdit

flens m ‎(plural flensen, diminutive flensje n)

  1. A flange, rim or collar on a metal object
  2. The flattened end of a metal bar, to be fixed on a surface
Derived termsEdit

GermanEdit

VerbEdit

flens

  1. Imperative singular of flensen.
  2. (colloquial) First-person singular present of flensen.

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Present active participle of fleō ‎(cry, weep).

ParticipleEdit

flēns m, f, n ‎(genitive flentis); third declension

  1. weeping, crying
  2. lamenting or grieving for

InflectionEdit

Third declension, neuter nominative singular like masculine/feminine.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative flēns flēns flentēs flentia
genitive flentis flentis flentium flentium
dative flentī flentī flentibus flentibus
accusative flentem flēns flentēs flentia
ablative flente, flentī1 flente, flentī2 flentibus flentibus
vocative flēns flēns flentēs flentia

1When used purely as an adjective.
2When used purely as an adjective.


VolapükEdit

NounEdit

flens

  1. plural of flen
Read in another language