lentus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *lentos. Confer Latin lēnis.

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Adjective[edit]

lentus m ‎(feminine lenta, neuter lentum); first/second declension

  1. sticky, tenacious
  2. slow, sluggish
  3. flexible, pliant
  4. indifferent, phlegmatic

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative lentus lenta lentum lentī lentae lenta
genitive lentī lentae lentī lentōrum lentārum lentōrum
dative lentō lentō lentīs
accusative lentum lentam lentum lentōs lentās lenta
ablative lentō lentā lentō lentīs
vocative lente lenta lentum lentī lentae lenta

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References[edit]

  • lentus” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.