See also: Legens

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DanishEdit

NounEdit

legens c

  1. genitive singular definite of leg

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the present active participle of legō(pick out, select).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

legēns m ‎(genitive legentis); third declension

  1. A reader.

Related termsEdit

ParticipleEdit

legēns m, f, n ‎(genitive legentis); third declension

  1. choosing, selecting, appointing.
  2. collecting, gathering, bringing together.
  3. taking, stealing.
  4. traversing, passing through.
  5. reading (aloud), reciting.

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative legēns legentēs legentia
genitive legentis legentium
dative legentī legentibus
accusative legentem legēns legentēs legentia
ablative legente, legentī1 legentibus
vocative legēns legentēs legentia

1When used purely as an adjective.

ReferencesEdit

  • legens in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette, s.v.legens”.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • the reader: legentes, ii qui legunt
    • to weary, bore the reader: languorem, molestiam legentium animis afferre