differens

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See also: différens

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Present participle of differō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Participle[edit]

differēns (genitive differentis, comparative differentior); third-declension one-termination participle

  1. spreading, scattering, dispersing, separating
  2. differing, different

Declension[edit]

Third-declension participle.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
Nominative differēns differentēs differentia
Genitive differentis differentium
Dative differentī differentibus
Accusative differentem differēns differentēs
differentīs
differentia
Ablative differente
differentī1
differentibus
Vocative differēns differentēs differentia

1When used purely as an adjective.

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • differens in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • differens in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette

Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

differens

  1. Alternative form of difference

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

differens c

  1. (arithmetic) a difference (result of a subtraction)
    Synonym: skillnad

Declension[edit]

Declension of differens 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative differens differensen differenser differenserna
Genitive differens differensens differensers differensernas

Related terms[edit]