instans

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Present active participle of īnstō

Participle[edit]

īnstāns m, f, n ‎(genitive īnstantis); third declension

  1. standing or pressing upon
  2. urging, pursuing, insisting
  3. (by extension) eager, urgent
  4. (by extension) present

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, neuter nominative singular like masculine/feminine.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative īnstāns īnstāns īnstantēs īnstantia
genitive īnstantis īnstantis īnstantium īnstantium
dative īnstantī īnstantī īnstantibus īnstantibus
accusative īnstantem īnstāns īnstantēs īnstantia
ablative īnstante, īnstantī1 īnstante, īnstantī2 īnstantibus īnstantibus
vocative īnstāns īnstāns īnstantēs īnstantia

1When used purely as an adjective.
2When used purely as an adjective.


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin instantia, via German Instanz

Noun[edit]

instans m ‎(definite singular instansen, indefinite plural instanser, definite plural instansene)

  1. an authority
  2. an instance

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin instantia, via German Instanz

Noun[edit]

instans m ‎(definite singular instansen, indefinite plural instansar, definite plural instansane)

  1. an authority
  2. an instance

References[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

instans c

  1. an instance

Declension[edit]

Inflection of instans
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative instans instansen instanser instanserna
Genitive instans instansens instansers instansernas

Related terms[edit]