dens

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Noun[edit]

dens

  1. plural of den

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Adjective[edit]

dens (feminine densa, masculine plural densos, feminine plural denses)

  1. dense, thick

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Danish[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

dens (nominative den, objective den)

  1. its, possessive form of den

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Latin[edit]

dēns (a tooth)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *dents, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃dónts. Cognates include Ancient Greek ὀδών (odṓn), Sanskrit दत् (dát) and Old English tōþ (English tooth).

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Noun[edit]

dēns m (genitive dentis); third declension

  1. tooth
    • Paraphrase of Proverbs, 30:14 [1]
      pro dentibus gladios habent
      They have swords for teeth.
  2. (by extension) a spike, prong, or any tooth-like projection
  3. (figuratively) envy, ill will

Inflection[edit]

Third declension i-stem.

Case Singular Plural
nominative dēns dentēs
genitive dentis dentium
dative dentī dentibus
accusative dentem dentēs
ablative dente dentibus
vocative dēns dentēs

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References[edit]

  • dens in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • dens in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “dens”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • dens” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • dens in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • dens in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

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Determiner[edit]

dens

  1. its (possessive)