ardens

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Present active participle of ardeō (burn).

Participle[edit]

ardēns (genitive ardentis, superlative ardentissimus, adverb ārdenter); third-declension one-termination participle

  1. burning, on fire, fiery
  2. shining, brilliant
  3. eager, ardent, passionate

Declension[edit]

Third-declension participle.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
Nominative ardēns ardentēs ardentia
Genitive ardentis ardentium
Dative ardentī ardentibus
Accusative ardentem ardēns ardentēs
ardentīs
ardentia
Ablative ardente
ardentī1
ardentibus
Vocative ardēns ardentēs ardentia

1When used purely as an adjective.

Descendants[edit]

  • Catalan: ardent
  • English: ardent
  • French: ardent
  • Galician: ardente
  • Italian: ardente
  • Portuguese: ardente
  • Romanian: ardent
  • Spanish: ardiente

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