cadens

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian cadenza or via German Kadenz (itself from Italian), from Latin cadentia.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kaːˈdɛns/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ca‧dens
  • Rhymes: -ɛns

Noun[edit]

cadens f (plural cadensen, diminutive cadensje n)

  1. (music) cadence (progression of chords closing a piece or section)
  2. (music) cadenza (closing embellishment)

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Present active participle of cadō (fall)

Pronunciation[edit]

Participle[edit]

cadēns (genitive cadentis); third-declension one-termination participle

  1. falling

Declension[edit]

Third-declension participle.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
Nominative cadēns cadentēs cadentia
Genitive cadentis cadentium
Dative cadentī cadentibus
Accusative cadentem cadēns cadentēs
cadentīs
cadentia
Ablative cadente
cadentī1
cadentibus
Vocative cadēns cadentēs cadentia

1When used purely as an adjective.

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Descendants[edit]

  • English: cadent (borrowing)
  • Italian: cadente
  • Old French: cheant