decens

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Present active participle of decet (it is fitting)

Participle[edit]

decēns m, f, n (genitive decentis); third declension

  1. fitting, appropriate, worthy, decent.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, neuter nominative singular like masculine/feminine.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative decēns decēns decentēs decentia
genitive decentis decentis decentium decentium
dative decentī decentī decentibus decentibus
accusative decentem decēns decentēs decentia
ablative decente
decentī 1
decente
decentī 1
decentibus decentibus
vocative decēns decēns decentēs decentia

1 When used purely as an adjective.

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