merens

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Present participle of mereō.

Participle[edit]

merēns m, f, n (genitive merentis); third declension

  1. deserving, meriting

Usage note[edit]

Occasionally in idiomatic expressions with de, such as bene de se merenti (for acquitting himself well; well-deserving).

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative merēns merentēs merentia
genitive merentis merentium
dative merentī merentibus
accusative merentem merēns merentēs merentia
ablative merente, merentī1 merentibus
vocative merēns merentēs merentia

1When used purely as an adjective.

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