potens

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Participle[edit]

potēns m, f, n ‎(genitive potentis); third declension

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

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, neuter nominative singular like masculine/feminine.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative potēns potēns potentēs potentia
genitive potentis potentis potentium potentium
dative potentī potentī potentibus potentibus
accusative potentem potēns potentēs potentia
ablative potente, potentī1 potente, potentī2 potentibus potentibus
vocative potēns potēns potentēs potentia

1When used purely as an adjective.
2When used purely as an adjective.

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