gerens

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Present active participle of gerō (carry, bear; wear).

Participle[edit]

gerēns m, f, n (genitive gerentis); third declension

  1. carrying, bearing; wearing

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative gerēns gerentēs gerentia
genitive gerentis gerentium
dative gerentī gerentibus
accusative gerentem gerēns gerentēs gerentia
ablative gerente, gerentī1 gerentibus
vocative gerēns gerentēs gerentia

1When used purely as an adjective.

References[edit]

  • gerens in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • gerens in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • gerens” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • business-men: homines negotii (always in sing.) gerentes
    • good men of business: negotii bene gerentes (Quint. 19. 62)