-ensis

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Latin[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ēnsis m, f (neuter -ēnse); third declension

  1. Of or from a place.

Usage notes[edit]

The suffix -ēnsis is added to a toponym (especially the name of a town) or to a topographical name, in order to form an adjective.

Examples:
eborācēnsis (of Northern England), from Eborācum (York)
castrēnsis (of the camp), from castra (camp)

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, neuter nominative singular in -e.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative -ēnsis -ēnse -ēnsēs -ēnsia
genitive -ēnsis -ēnsis -ēnsium -ēnsium
dative -ēnsī -ēnsī -ēnsibus -ēnsibus
accusative -ēnsem -ēnse -ēnsēs -ēnsia
ablative -ēnsī -ēnsī -ēnsibus -ēnsibus
vocative -ēnsis -ēnse -ēnsēs -ēnsia

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