eloquens

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Present active participle of ēloquor (speak plainly, declare).

Participle[edit]

ēloquēns (genitive ēloquentis, superlative ēloquentissimus); third-declension one-termination participle

  1. eloquent, articulate

Declension[edit]

Third-declension participle.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
Nominative ēloquēns ēloquentēs ēloquentia
Genitive ēloquentis ēloquentium
Dative ēloquentī ēloquentibus
Accusative ēloquentem ēloquēns ēloquentēs
ēloquentīs
ēloquentia
Ablative ēloquente
ēloquentī1
ēloquentibus
Vocative ēloquēns ēloquentēs ēloquentia

1When used purely as an adjective.

References[edit]

  • eloquens in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • eloquens in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • eloquens in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to be a capable, finished speaker: eloquentem esse (De Or. 1. 21. 94)
    • (ambiguous) to be very eloquent: eloquentia valere
  • Morwood, James. A Latin Grammar. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999.