orans

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin

Noun[edit]

orans (plural orantes)

  1. (art) A figure in an attitude of prayer, usually standing, with the elbows close to the sides of the body and with the hands outstretched sideways, palms up.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Present active participle of ōrō (speak, orate)

Pronunciation[edit]

Participle[edit]

ōrans m, f, n (genitive ōrantis); third declension

  1. speaking, orating
  2. pleading, begging
  3. praying, entreating

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative ōrāns ōrantēs ōrantia
genitive ōrantis ōrantium
dative ōrantī ōrantibus
accusative ōrantem ōrāns ōrantēs ōrantia
ablative ōrante, ōrantī1 ōrantibus
vocative ōrāns ōrantēs ōrantia

1When used purely as an adjective.

Noun[edit]

ōrāns m (genitive ōrantis); third declension

  1. an orator

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative ōrāns ōrantēs
genitive ōrantis ōrantum
dative ōrantī ōrantibus
accusative ōrantem ōrantēs
ablative ōrante ōrantibus
vocative ōrāns ōrantēs