potens

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Present active participle of possum (be able (to)).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈpo.tens/, [ˈpɔ.t̪ẽːs]
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

potēns (genitive potentis, comparative potentior, superlative potentissimus, adverb potenter); third-declension one-termination participle

  1. being able (to), able; potent, mighty, strong, powerful

Declension[edit]

Third-declension participle.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
Nominative potēns potentēs potentia
Genitive potentis potentium
Dative potentī potentibus
Accusative potentem potēns potentēs
potentīs
potentia
Ablative potente
potentī1
potentibus
Vocative potēns potentēs potentia

1When used purely as an adjective.

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • English: potent
  • French: puissant
  • Italian: potente

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin potentia

Noun[edit]

potens m (definite singular potensen, indefinite plural potenser, definite plural potensene)

  1. potency
  2. (mathematics) power

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin potentia

Noun[edit]

potens m (definite singular potensen, indefinite plural potensar, definite plural potensane)

  1. potency
  2. (mathematics) power

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin potentia

Noun[edit]

potens c

  1. potential, power

Declension[edit]

Declension of potens 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative potens potensen potenser potenserna
Genitive potens potensens potensers potensernas

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