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Present active participle of errō


errāns m, f, n (genitive errantis); third declension

  1. straying
  2. wandering
    stēlla errāns — wandering star (i.e. planet)


Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative errāns errantēs errantia
genitive errantis errantium
dative errantī errantibus
accusative errantem errāns errantēs errantia
ablative errante, errantī1 errantibus
vocative errāns errantēs errantia

1When used purely as an adjective.


  • errans in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • errans in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français [Illustrated Latin-French Dictionary], Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • the planets: stellae errantes, vagae
    • to direct a person who has lost his way: erranti viam monstrare