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NounEdit

patens

  1. plural of paten

AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Present active participle of pateō (I am open)

PronunciationEdit

ParticipleEdit

patēns m, f, n (genitive patentis); third declension

  1. being opening; open
  2. being accessible; accessible, passable
  3. being exposed; vulnerable
  4. evident, manifest

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative patēns patentēs patentia
genitive patentis patentium
dative patentī patentibus
accusative patentem patēns patentēs patentia
ablative patente, patentī1 patentibus
vocative patēns patentēs patentia

1When used purely as an adjective.

AdjectiveEdit

patens (genitive patentis); third declension

  1. open, accessible

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative patēns patentēs patentia
genitive patentis patentium
dative patentī patentibus
accusative patentem patēns patentēs patentia
ablative patentī patentibus
vocative patēns patentēs patentia

ReferencesEdit

  • patens in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • patens in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “patens”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • patens” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • a breach: patentia ruinis (vid. XII. 1, note ruina...)