mactans

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Present active participle of mactō (reward, sacrifice)

Participle[edit]

mactāns m, f, n (genitive mactantis); third declension

  1. rewarding, honoring.
  2. punishing, troubling.
  3. slaughtering, killing.
  4. offering, sacrificing, immolating.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative mactāns mactantēs mactantia
genitive mactantis mactantium
dative mactantī mactantibus
accusative mactantem mactāns mactantēs mactantia
ablative mactante, mactantī1 mactantibus
vocative mactāns mactantēs mactantia

1When used purely as an adjective.