optans

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Present active participle of optō ‎(choose, select)

Participle[edit]

optāns m, f, n ‎(genitive optantis); third declension

  1. choosing, selecting
  2. wishing for, desiring

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative optāns optantēs optantia
genitive optantis optantium
dative optantī optantibus
accusative optantem optāns optantēs optantia
ablative optante, optantī1 optantibus
vocative optāns optantēs optantia

1When used purely as an adjective.