paenitens

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Present active participle of paeniteō (regret; displease, cause regret).

ParticipleEdit

paenitēns (genitive paenitentis); third-declension one-termination participle

  1. regretting, repenting, penitent, contrite

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension participle.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
Nominative paenitēns paenitentēs paenitentia
Genitive paenitentis paenitentium
Dative paenitentī paenitentibus
Accusative paenitentem paenitēns paenitentēs
paenitentīs
paenitentia
Ablative paenitente
paenitentī1
paenitentibus
Vocative paenitēns paenitentēs paenitentia

1When used purely as an adjective.

DescendantsEdit

  • English: penitent

ReferencesEdit

  • paenitens in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers