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EtymologyEdit

re- + Proto-Indo-European *ken- (new, fresh), with a semantic development to "rise freshly, come up, begin", also seen in cognates such as Old Irish cinim (to rise) and Old Church Slavonic начѧти (na-čęti, to begin), въчѧти (vŭ-čęti, to begin).

Classical cognates include Ancient Greek καινός (kainós, new) and Sanskrit कनीन (kanī́na, young, youthful).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

recēns (genitive recentis); third declension

  1. new, recent
  2. fresh
  3. young
  4. vigorous

DeclensionEdit

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
Nominative recēns recēns recentēs recentia
Genitive recentis recentis recentium recentium
Dative recentī recentī recentibus recentibus
Accusative recentem recēns recentēs recentia
Ablative recentī recentī recentibus recentibus
Vocative recēns recēns recentēs recentia

AdverbEdit

recēns (not comparable)

  1. lately, recently

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