infans

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*bʰeh₂-

From in- +‎ fāns.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

īnfāns m, f, n ‎(genitive īnfantis); third declension

  1. speechless, inarticulate
  2. newborn
  3. childish, foolish

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative īnfāns īnfantēs īnfantia
genitive īnfantis īnfantium
dative īnfantī īnfantibus
accusative īnfantem īnfāns īnfantēs īnfantia
ablative īnfantī īnfantibus
vocative īnfāns īnfantēs īnfantia

Noun[edit]

īnfāns m, f ‎(genitive īnfantis); third declension

  1. an infant

Inflection[edit]

Third declension i-stem.

Case Singular Plural
nominative īnfāns īnfantēs
genitive īnfantis īnfantium
dative īnfantī īnfantibus
accusative īnfantem īnfantēs
ablative īnfante īnfantibus
vocative īnfāns īnfantēs

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