iuvenis

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *juwenis, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂yuh₁en-. Cognates include Sanskrit युवन् (yúvan), Persian جوان(javān) and Old English ġeong (English young).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

iuvenis (genitive iuvenis, comparative iūnior or iuvenior, superlative iuvenissimus); third-declension one-termination adjective

  1. young

Declension[edit]

Third-declension one-termination adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
Nominative iuvenis iuvenēs iuvenia
Genitive iuvenium
Dative iuvenī iuvenibus
Accusative iuvenem iuvenis iuvenēs iuvenia
Ablative iuvenī iuvenibus
Vocative iuvenis iuvenēs iuvenia

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Noun[edit]

iuvenis m or f (genitive iuvenis); third declension

  1. A youth; a young man or woman (between an adulescens and a senior/senex)

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative iuvenis iuvenēs
Genitive iuvenis iuvenum
Dative iuvenī iuvenibus
Accusative iuvenem iuvenēs
Ablative iuvene iuvenibus
Vocative iuvenis iuvenēs

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