Latin edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Proto-Italic *partikaps. By surface analysis, pars (part) +‎ -ceps (taker). See participō.

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

particeps (genitive participis); third-declension one-termination adjective

  1. sharing, partaking, participant, participating
    Synonym: affīnis
    Antonym: expers
Declension edit

Third-declension one-termination adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
Nominative particeps participēs participia
Genitive participis participium
Dative participī participibus
Accusative participem particeps participēs participia
Ablative participe participibus
Vocative particeps participēs participia

Descendants edit
  • Sicilian: partìcipi
  • Spanish: partícipe
  • Portuguese: partícipe

Etymology 2 edit

Substantivation of the latter adjective.

Noun edit

particeps m (genitive participis); third declension

  1. a participant, someone who has his share in (something)
Declension edit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative particeps participēs
Genitive participis participum
Dative participī participibus
Accusative participem participēs
Ablative participe participibus
Vocative particeps participēs

References edit

  • particeps”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • particeps”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • particeps in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette.
  • Carl Meißner, Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to be endowed with reason: rationis participem (opp. expertem) esse