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
dīligentī 1
dīligente
dīligentī 1
dīligentibus dīligentibus
vocative dīligēns dīligēns dīligentēs dīligentia

1 When used purely as an adjective.

References[edit]

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