sciens

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EtymologyEdit

Present active participle of sciō ‎(I can, know, understand).

ParticipleEdit

sciēns m, f, n ‎(genitive scientis); third declension

  1. knowing, understanding
  2. conscious, aware
  3. knowledgeable, skilled
  4. (figuratively, of a woman) having sexual relations with a man. (citation/reference. Where did this sense originate from?)

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative sciēns scientēs scientia
genitive scientis scientium
dative scientī scientibus
accusative scientem sciēns scientēs scientia
ablative sciente, scientī1 scientibus
vocative sciēns scientēs scientia

1When used purely as an adjective.

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