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nescius m ‎(feminine nescia, neuter nescium); first/second declension

  1. unaware, ignorant (of a fact)
  2. not knowing how, unable (with infinitive)


First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative nescius nescia nescium nesciī nesciae nescia
genitive nesciī nesciae nesciī nesciōrum nesciārum nesciōrum
dative nesciō nesciō nesciīs
accusative nescium nesciam nescium nesciōs nesciās nescia
ablative nesciō nesciā nesciō nesciīs
vocative nescie nescia nescium nesciī nesciae nescia


  • nescius” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • nescius” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • I know very well: non sum ignarus, nescius (not non sum inscius)