intellegens

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EtymologyEdit

Present active participle of intellegō ‎(I understand; perceive)

ParticipleEdit

intellegēns m, f, n ‎(genitive intellegentis); third declension

  1. understanding, realising.
  2. perceiving, discerning.

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative intellegēns intellegentēs intellegentia
genitive intellegentis intellegentium
dative intellegentī intellegentibus
accusative intellegentem intellegēns intellegentēs intellegentia
ablative intellegente, intellegentī1 intellegentibus
vocative intellegēns intellegentēs intellegentia

1When used purely as an adjective.

ReferencesEdit

  • intellegens” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • intellegens” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • a connoisseur; a specialist: (artis, artium) intellegens, peritus (opp. idiota, a layman)
    • a (competent, intelligent, subtle) critic: existimator (doctus, intellegens, acerrimus)
    • good taste; delicate perception: iudicium subtile, elegans, exquisitum, intellegens
    • (ambiguous) to possess great ability: intellegentia or mente multum valere
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