florens

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Present active participle of flōreō ‎(bloom)

Participle[edit]

flōrēns m, f, n ‎(genitive flōrentis); third declension

  1. blooming, blossoming, flowering
  2. flourishing, prospering
  3. abounding

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative flōrēns flōrentēs flōrentia
genitive flōrentis flōrentium
dative flōrentī flōrentibus
accusative flōrentem flōrēns flōrentēs flōrentia
ablative flōrente, flōrentī1 flōrentibus
vocative flōrēns flōrentēs flōrentia

1When used purely as an adjective.

References[edit]

  • florens” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • florens” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • a democratic leader: homo florens in populari ratione