frequens

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *bʰrekʷ, cognate with fraxo ‎(I patrol) [1]. However, traditionally associated with farcio ‎(I cram, stuff), Ancient Greek φράσσω ‎(phrássō, I fence in, block), and Proto-Indo-European *bʰerǵʰ- ‎(high), compare English berg.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

frequēns m, f, n ‎(genitive frequentis); third declension

  1. crowded, crammed
  2. frequent, repeated

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative frequēns frequentēs frequentia
genitive frequentis frequentium
dative frequentī frequentibus
accusative frequentem frequēns frequentēs frequentia
ablative frequentī frequentibus
vocative frequēns frequentēs frequentia

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • frequens” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  1. ^ Michiel de Vaan, Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages, Brill, 2008, p. 242
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