consonans

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Present active participle of cōnsonō (sound together), from cum (with) + sonō (I sound).

Pronunciation[edit]

Participle[edit]

cōnsonāns m, f, n (genitive cōnsonantis); third declension

  1. agreeing, fit, suitable

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, neuter nominative singular like masculine/feminine.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative cōnsonāns cōnsonāns cōnsonantēs cōnsonantia
genitive cōnsonantis cōnsonantis cōnsonantium cōnsonantium
dative cōnsonantī cōnsonantī cōnsonantibus cōnsonantibus
accusative cōnsonantem cōnsonāns cōnsonantēs cōnsonantia
ablative cōnsonante
cōnsonantī 1
cōnsonante
cōnsonantī 1
cōnsonantibus cōnsonantibus
vocative cōnsonāns cōnsonāns cōnsonantēs cōnsonantia

1 When used purely as an adjective.

Related terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

cōnsonāns f (genitive cōnsonantis); third declension

  1. (grammar) a consonant

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative cōnsonāns cōnsonantēs
genitive cōnsonantis cōnsonantum
dative cōnsonantī cōnsonantibus
accusative cōnsonantem cōnsonantēs
ablative cōnsonante cōnsonantibus
vocative cōnsonāns cōnsonantēs

Descendants[edit]