prominens

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Present active participle of prōmineō (jut out, project).

Pronunciation[edit]

Participle[edit]

prōminēns (genitive prōminentis); third-declension one-termination participle

  1. prominent, jutting out, projecting

Declension[edit]

Third-declension participle.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
Nominative prōminēns prōminentēs prōminentia
Genitive prōminentis prōminentium
Dative prōminentī prōminentibus
Accusative prōminentem prōminēns prōminentēs
prōminentīs
prōminentia
Ablative prōminente
prōminentī1
prōminentibus
Vocative prōminēns prōminentēs prōminentia

1When used purely as an adjective.

Descendants[edit]

  • English: prominent
  • Galician: prominente
  • Spanish: prominente

References[edit]

  • prominens in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • prominens in Charlton T. Lewis, An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1891
  • prominens in Gaffiot, Félix, Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette, 1934