LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *lentos. Compare lēnis.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

lentus (feminine lenta, neuter lentum, comparative lentior, superlative lentissimus, adverb lentē); first/second-declension adjective

  1. sticky, tenacious
  2. slow, sluggish
    Synonym: tardus
  3. flexible, pliant
  4. indifferent, phlegmatic

DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative lentus lenta lentum lentī lentae lenta
Genitive lentī lentae lentī lentōrum lentārum lentōrum
Dative lentō lentō lentīs
Accusative lentum lentam lentum lentōs lentās lenta
Ablative lentō lentā lentō lentīs
Vocative lente lenta lentum lentī lentae lenta

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • lentus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • lentus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • lentus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette