debens

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Present active participle of dēbeō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Participle[edit]

dēbēns m, f, n ‎(genitive dēbentis); third declension

  1. owing; being obliged

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative dēbēns dēbentēs dēbentia
genitive dēbentis dēbentium
dative dēbentī dēbentibus
accusative dēbentem dēbēns dēbentēs dēbentia
ablative dēbente, dēbentī1 dēbentibus
vocative dēbēns dēbentēs dēbentia

1When used purely as an adjective.

References[edit]

  • debens in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers