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Present active participle of iaciō (throw, hurl; emit).


iaciēns m, f, n (genitive iacientis); third declension

  1. throwing, hurling, casting, flinging: throwing away
  2. laying, setting, establishing, building, founding, constructing, erecting
  3. sending forth, emitting; bringing forth, producing
  4. scattering, sowing, throwing
  5. (as a shadow) projecting
  6. (figuratively) throwing out in speaking, letting fall, uttering, mentioning, declaring


Third declension, neuter nominative singular like masculine/feminine.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative iaciēns iaciēns iacientēs iacientia
genitive iacientis iacientis iacientium iacientium
dative iacientī iacientī iacientibus iacientibus
accusative iacientem iaciēns iacientēs iacientia
ablative iaciente
iacientī 1
iacientī 1
iacientibus iacientibus
vocative iaciēns iaciēns iacientēs iacientia

1 When used purely as an adjective.