absens

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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Present active participle of absum (be away from, absent)

Pronunciation[edit]

Participle[edit]

absēns (genitive absentis); third-declension one-termination participle

  1. absent, missing

Declension[edit]

Third-declension participle.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
Nominative absēns absentēs absentia
Genitive absentis absentium
Dative absentī absentibus
Accusative absentem absēns absentēs
absentīs
absentia
Ablative absente
absentī1
absentibus
Vocative absēns absentēs absentia

1When used purely as an adjective.

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Asturian: ausente
  • Catalan: absent
  • English: absent
  • French: absent, sans
  • Galician: ausente

References[edit]

  • absens in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • absens in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • absens in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • absens in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette