diligens

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Present active participle of dīligō ‎(esteem, love)

Participle[edit]

dīligēns m, f, n ‎(genitive dīligentis); third declension

  1. diligent, careful, attentive

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, neuter nominative singular like masculine/feminine.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative dīligēns dīligēns dīligentēs dīligentia
genitive dīligentis dīligentis dīligentium dīligentium
dative dīligentī dīligentī dīligentibus dīligentibus
accusative dīligentem dīligēns dīligentēs dīligentia
ablative dīligente, dīligentī1 dīligente, dīligentī2 dīligentibus dīligentibus
vocative dīligēns dīligēns dīligentēs dīligentia

1When used purely as an adjective.
2When used purely as an adjective.

References[edit]

  • Morwood, James. A Latin Grammar. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999.