patens

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

patens

  1. plural of paten

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Present active participle of pateō (I am open)

Pronunciation[edit]

Participle[edit]

patēns m, f, n (genitive patentis); third declension

  1. being opening; open
  2. being accessible; accessible, passable
  3. being exposed; vulnerable
  4. evident, manifest

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative patēns patentēs patentia
genitive patentis patentium
dative patentī patentibus
accusative patentem patēns patentēs patentia
ablative patente, patentī1 patentibus
vocative patēns patentēs patentia

1When used purely as an adjective.

Adjective[edit]

patens (genitive patentis); third declension

  1. open, accessible

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative patēns patentēs patentia
genitive patentis patentium
dative patentī patentibus
accusative patentem patēns patentēs patentia
ablative patentī patentibus
vocative patēns patentēs patentia

References[edit]

  • patens in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • patens in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “patens”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • patens” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • a breach: patentia ruinis (vid. XII. 1, note ruina...)