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Present active participle of nictō ‎(blink, wink)


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

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


Third declension, neuter nominative singular like masculine/feminine.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative nictāns nictāns nictantēs nictantia
genitive nictantis nictantis nictantium nictantium
dative nictantī nictantī nictantibus nictantibus
accusative nictantem nictāns nictantēs nictantia
ablative nictante, nictantī1 nictante, nictantī2 nictantibus nictantibus
vocative nictāns nictāns nictantēs nictantia

1When used purely as an adjective.
2When used purely as an adjective.