legens

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Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

legens c

  1. genitive singular definite of leg

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the present active participle of legō ‎(pick out, select).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

legēns m ‎(genitive legentis); third declension

  1. A reader.

Related terms[edit]

Participle[edit]

legēns m, f, n ‎(genitive legentis); third declension

  1. choosing, selecting, appointing.
  2. collecting, gathering, bringing together.
  3. taking, stealing.
  4. traversing, passing through.
  5. reading (aloud), reciting.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative legēns legentēs legentia
genitive legentis legentium
dative legentī legentibus
accusative legentem legēns legentēs legentia
ablative legente, legentī1 legentibus
vocative legēns legentēs legentia

1When used purely as an adjective.

References[edit]

  • legens in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • legens in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • the reader: legentes, ii qui legunt
    • to weary, bore the reader: languorem, molestiam legentium animis afferre