ludens

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Present participle of lūdō.

Participle/Noun[edit]

lūdēns m, f, n ‎(genitive lūdentis); third declension

  1. playing, people who play
    • 4th century, St Jerome, Vulgate, Tobit 3:17
      numquam cum ludentibus miscui me neque cum his qui in levitate ambulant participem me praebui (Never have I joined myself with them that play: neither have I made myself partaker with them that walk in lightness.)

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative lūdēns lūdentēs lūdentia
genitive lūdentis lūdentium
dative lūdentī lūdentibus
accusative lūdentem lūdēns lūdentēs lūdentia
ablative lūdentī lūdentibus
vocative lūdēns lūdentēs lūdentia