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EtymologyEdit

Present active participle of patior (suffer, experience, wait).

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ParticipleEdit

patiēns (genitive patientis, comparative patientior, superlative patientissimus); third-declension one-termination participle

  1. suffering, enduring
  2. allowing, acquiescing, submitting
  3. patient; long-suffering

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension participle.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
Nominative patiēns patientēs patientia
Genitive patientis patientium
Dative patientī patientibus
Accusative patientem patiēns patientēs
patientīs
patientia
Ablative patiente
patientī1
patientibus
Vocative patiēns patientēs patientia

1When used purely as an adjective.

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