tenax

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Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: te‧nax

Adjective[edit]

tenax m, f, n (genitive tenacis); third declension

  1. clinging
  2. tenacious
  3. close-fisted, niggardly, stingy
  4. firm, steadfast, persistent

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, neuter nominative singular like masculine/feminine.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative tenax tenax tenacēs tenacia
genitive tenacis tenacis tenacium tenacium
dative tenacī tenacī tenacibus tenacibus
accusative tenacem tenax tenacēs tenacia
ablative tenacī tenacī tenacibus tenacibus
vocative tenax tenax tenacēs tenacia

Descendants[edit]