lex ferenda

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literally, "the law to be borne", as opposed to lēx lāta.

Noun[edit]

lēx ferenda f (genitive lēgis ferendae); third declension

  1. (law) what the law ought to be

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.
First/second declension.

Case Singular
nominative lēx ferenda
genitive lēgis ferendae
dative lēgī ferendae
accusative lēgem ferendam
ablative lēge ferendā
vocative lēx ferenda

Antonyms[edit]