tenens

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Present active participle of teneō (I hold, have).

Participle[edit]

tenēns m, f, n (genitive tenentis); third declension

  1. holding, having
  2. restraining
  3. knowing, grasping, understanding

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, neuter nominative singular like masculine/feminine.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative tenēns tenēns tenentēs tenentia
genitive tenentis tenentis tenentium tenentium
dative tenentī tenentī tenentibus tenentibus
accusative tenentem tenēns tenentēs tenentia
ablative tenente
tenentī 1
tenente
tenentī 1
tenentibus tenentibus
vocative tenēns tenēns tenentēs tenentia

1 When used purely as an adjective.

Descendants[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

tenens

  1. definite genitive singular of ten