sciens

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Present active participle of sciō ‎(I can, know, understand).

Participle[edit]

sciēns m, f, n ‎(genitive scientis); third declension

  1. knowing, understanding
  2. conscious, aware
  3. knowledgeable, skilled
  4. (figuratively, of a woman) having sexual relations with a man. (citation/reference. Where did this sense originate from?)

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, neuter nominative singular like masculine/feminine.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative sciēns sciēns scientēs scientia
genitive scientis scientis scientium scientium
dative scientī scientī scientibus scientibus
accusative scientem sciēns scientēs scientia
ablative sciente, scientī1 sciente, scientī2 scientibus scientibus
vocative sciēns sciēns scientēs scientia

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

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