petens

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Present participle of petō.

Participle[edit]

petēns m, f, n ‎(genitive petentis); third declension

  1. desiring
  2. attacking

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative petēns petentēs petentia
genitive petentis petentium
dative petentī petentibus
accusative petentem petēns petentēs petentia
ablative petente, petentī1 petentibus
vocative petēns petentēs petentia

1When used purely as an adjective.

References[edit]

  • petens” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to accede to a man's petitions: alicui petenti satisfacere, non deesse
    • to refuse, reject a request: petenti alicui negare aliquid