retinens

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Present participle of retineō

Participle[edit]

retinēns m, f, n ‎(genitive retinentis); third declension

  1. detaining, restraining, retaining, confining, containing, delaying

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, neuter nominative singular like masculine/feminine.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative retinēns retinēns retinentēs retinentia
genitive retinentis retinentis retinentium retinentium
dative retinentī retinentī retinentibus retinentibus
accusative retinentem retinēns retinentēs retinentia
ablative retinente, retinentī1 retinente, retinentī2 retinentibus retinentibus
vocative retinēns retinēns retinentēs retinentia

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