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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Present active participle of īnstō

ParticipleEdit

īnstāns (genitive īnstantis, adverb īnstanter); third-declension one-termination participle

  1. standing or pressing upon
  2. urging, pursuing, insisting
  3. (by extension) eager, urgent
  4. (by extension) present

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension participle.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
Nominative īnstāns īnstantēs īnstantia
Genitive īnstantis īnstantium
Dative īnstantī īnstantibus
Accusative īnstantem īnstāns īnstantēs
īnstantīs
īnstantia
Ablative īnstante
īnstantī1
īnstantibus
Vocative īnstāns īnstantēs īnstantia

1When used purely as an adjective.

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin īnstantia, via German Instanz

NounEdit

instans m (definite singular instansen, indefinite plural instanser, definite plural instansene)

  1. an authority
  2. an instance

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin īnstantia, via German Instanz.

NounEdit

instans m (definite singular instansen, indefinite plural instansar, definite plural instansane)

  1. an authority
  2. an instance

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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin īnstantia, via German Instanz.

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

instans c

  1. an instance

DeclensionEdit

Declension of instans 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative instans instansen instanser instanserna
Genitive instans instansens instansers instansernas

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