tenens

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Present active participle of teneō ‎(I hold, have).

Participle[edit]

tenēns m, f, n ‎(genitive tenentis); third declension

  1. holding, having
  2. restraining
  3. knowing, grasping, understanding

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative tenēns tenentēs tenentia
genitive tenentis tenentium
dative tenentī tenentibus
accusative tenentem tenēns tenentēs tenentia
ablative tenente, tenentī1 tenentibus
vocative tenēns tenentēs tenentia

1When used purely as an adjective.

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Noun[edit]

tenens

  1. definite genitive singular of ten