moriens

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Present participle of morior.

Participle[edit]

moriēns m, f, n (genitive morientis); third declension

  1. dying
  2. decaying, withering

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative moriēns morientēs morientia
genitive morientis morientium
dative morientī morientibus
accusative morientem moriēns morientēs morientia
ablative morientī morientibus
vocative moriēns morientēs morientia

References[edit]

  • moriens in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • moriens” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to close the eyes of a dying person: oculos operire (morienti)