nictans

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Present active participle of nictō (blink, wink)

Participle[edit]

nictāns m, f, n (genitive nictantis); third declension

  1. blinking
  2. winking, signalling (with the eyes)
  3. (figuratively, of fire) flashing
  4. (figuratively) striving

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, neuter nominative singular like masculine/feminine.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative nictāns nictāns nictantēs nictantia
genitive nictantis nictantis nictantium nictantium
dative nictantī nictantī nictantibus nictantibus
accusative nictantem nictāns nictantēs nictantia
ablative nictante
nictantī 1
nictante
nictantī 1
nictantibus nictantibus
vocative nictāns nictāns nictantēs nictantia

1 When used purely as an adjective.