instans

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Present active participle of īnstō

Participle[edit]

īnstāns m or f or 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.

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, īnstantīs īnstantia
Ablative īnstante, īnstantī1 īnstante, īnstantī1 īnstantibus īnstantibus
Vocative īnstāns īnstāns īnstantēs īnstantia

1When used purely as an adjective.

References[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin īnstantia, via German Instanz

Noun[edit]

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

  1. an authority
  2. an instance

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin īnstantia, via German Instanz.

Noun[edit]

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

  1. an authority
  2. an instance

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin īnstantia, via German Instanz.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

instans c

  1. an instance

Declension[edit]

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

Related terms[edit]