paenitentialis

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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From paenitentia (repentance, penitence), from paenitēns (repenting), present active participle of paeniteō (regret, repent).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

paenitentiālis m, f (neuter paenitentiāle); third declension

  1. Of or pertaining to penitence, penitential.
  2. (substantive, religion) A priest appointed to hear the confessions of penitents, a confessor.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, neuter nominative singular in -e.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative paenitentiālis paenitentiāle paenitentiālēs paenitentiālia
genitive paenitentiālis paenitentiālis paenitentiālium paenitentiālium
dative paenitentiālī paenitentiālī paenitentiālibus paenitentiālibus
accusative paenitentiālem paenitentiāle paenitentiālēs paenitentiālia
ablative paenitentiālī paenitentiālī paenitentiālibus paenitentiālibus
vocative paenitentiālis paenitentiāle paenitentiālēs paenitentiālia

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References[edit]

  • paenitentialis in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879