infans

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From in- +‎ fāns, present participle of for (I speak, say).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

īnfāns m, f, n (genitive īnfantis); third declension

  1. speechless, inarticulate
  2. newborn
  3. childish, foolish

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, neuter nominative singular like masculine/feminine.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative īnfāns īnfāns īnfantēs īnfantia
genitive īnfantis īnfantis īnfantium īnfantium
dative īnfantī īnfantī īnfantibus īnfantibus
accusative īnfantem īnfāns īnfantēs īnfantia
ablative īnfantī īnfantī īnfantibus īnfantibus
vocative īnfāns īnfāns īnfantēs īnfantia

Noun[edit]

īnfāns m, f (genitive īnfantis); third declension

  1. an infant

Inflection[edit]

Third declension i-stem.

Number Singular Plural
nominative īnfāns īnfantēs
genitive īnfantis īnfantium
dative īnfantī īnfantibus
accusative īnfantem īnfantēs
īnfantīs
ablative īnfante īnfantibus
vocative īnfāns īnfantēs

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