ingens

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From in- (un-, not) +‎ gens (kind, family, race); something that goes beyond what is natural for its kind.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ingēns m, f, n (genitive ingentis); third declension

  1. huge, vast, enormous
  2. immoderate, exorbitant
  3. extraordinary, unnatural
  4. (figuratively) mighty, powerful

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative ingēns ingentēs ingentia
genitive ingentis ingentium
dative ingentī ingentibus
accusative ingentem ingēns ingentēs ingentia
ablative ingentī ingentibus
vocative ingēns ingentēs ingentia
  • The ablative singular also appears as ingente.

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