adulescens

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Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

adulēscēns c ‎(genitive adulēscentis); third declension

  1. young man or woman, a youth

Inflection[edit]

Third declension i-stem.

Case Singular Plural
nominative adulēscēns adulēscentēs
genitive adulēscentis adulēscentium
dative adulēscentī adulēscentibus
accusative adulēscentem adulēscentēs
ablative adulēscente adulēscentibus
vocative adulēscēns adulēscentēs

The genitive plural is usually adulēscentium; the alternative form adulēscentum is also attested, though rare.[1][2]

Adjective[edit]

adulēscēns m, f, n ‎(genitive adulēscentis); third declension

  1. young, youthful
  2. minor (of two boys)

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative adulēscēns adulēscentēs adulēscentia
genitive adulēscentis adulēscentium
dative adulēscentī adulēscentibus
accusative adulēscentem adulēscēns adulēscentēs adulēscentia
ablative adulēscentī adulēscentibus
vocative adulēscēns adulēscentēs adulēscentia

References[edit]

  • adulescens in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • adulescens in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette, s.v.adulescens”.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • still quote a young (old) man: admodum adulescens, senex
    • he is a young man of great promise: adulescens alios bene de se sperare iubet, bonam spem ostendit or alii de adulescente bene sperare possunt
    • a promising youth: adulescens bonae (egregiae) spei
  • adulescens in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  1. ^ ădŭlescens in Charlton T. Lewis, Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford. Clarendon Press, 1879
  2. ^ Perseus Search Results, Perseus Digital Library