dens

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

dens

  1. plural of den

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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-Indo-European *h₃dénts, *h₃dónts. Cognates include Ancient Greek ὀδών ‎(odṓn), Sanskrit दत् ‎(dát) and Old English tōþ (English tooth).

Pronunciation[edit]

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.

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

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