nictans

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Present active participle of nictō ‎(blink, wink)

Participle[edit]

nictāns m, f, n ‎(genitive nictantis); third declension

  1. blinking
  2. winking, signalling (with the eyes)
  3. (figuratively, of fire) flashing
  4. (figuratively) striving

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative nictāns nictantēs nictantia
genitive nictantis nictantium
dative nictantī nictantibus
accusative nictantem nictāns nictantēs nictantia
ablative nictante, nictantī1 nictantibus
vocative nictāns nictantēs nictantia

1When used purely as an adjective.