excellens

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Present participle of excellō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Participle[edit]

excellēns (genitive excellentis); third-declension one-termination participle

  1. elevating, rising
  2. exulting
  3. excelling, surpassing

Declension[edit]

Third-declension participle.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
Nominative excellēns excellentēs excellentia
Genitive excellentis excellentium
Dative excellentī excellentibus
Accusative excellentem excellēns excellentēs
excellentīs
excellentia
Ablative excellente
excellentī1
excellentibus
Vocative excellēns excellentēs excellentia

1When used purely as an adjective.

Adjective[edit]

excellēns (genitive excellentis, comparative excellentior, superlative excellentissimus, adverb excellenter); third-declension one-termination adjective (comp. excellentior; sup. excellentissimus; adv. excellenter)

  1. distinguished
  2. excellent

Declension[edit]

Third-declension one-termination adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
Nominative excellēns excellentēs excellentia
Genitive excellentis excellentium
Dative excellentī excellentibus
Accusative excellentem excellēns excellentēs excellentia
Ablative excellentī excellentibus
Vocative excellēns excellentēs excellentia

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