parens

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

parens

  1. plural of paren

French[edit]

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Noun[edit]

parens m

  1. (archaic) plural of parent

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Latin[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From the present participle of the verb pariō (I bring forth, I give birth to, I produce)[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

parēns m, f (genitive parentis); third declension (irregular)

  1. parent
  2. founder, father
Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative parēns parentēs
genitive parentis parentum
dative parentī parentibus
accusative parentem parentēs
ablative parente parentibus
vocative parēns parentēs
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Etymology 2[edit]

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Pronunciation 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

pārēns m, f, n (genitive pārentis); third declension

  1. obedient
  2. subject to
Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative pārēns pārentēs pārentia
genitive pārentis pārentium
dative pārentī pārentibus
accusative pārentem pārēns pārentēs pārentia
ablative pārentī pārentibus
vocative pārēns pārentēs pārentia

References[edit]

  • parens in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • parens in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “parens”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • parens” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to degenerate (from one's ancestors): a parentibus degenerare
    • of humble, obscure origin: humilibus (obscuris) parentibus natus
  1. ^ parent” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2017.
  2. ^ “parente” in: Alberto Nocentini, Alessandro Parenti, “l'Etimologico — Vocabolario della lingua italiana”, Le Monnier, 2010, ISBN 978-88-00-20781-2

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

parens

  1. definite genitive plural of par