patiens

See also: Patiens

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

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.

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • ? Italian: pazzo (crazy)

BorrowingsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • patiens in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • patiens in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • patiens in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • patiens 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 able to bear heat and cold: aestus et frigoris patientem esse
    • to be able to endure hunger and thirst: famis et sitis patientem esse
    • capable of exertion: patiens laboris