tenens

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Participle[edit]

tenēns m or f or 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 tenēns tenentēs tenentia
Genitive tenentis tenentis tenentium tenentium
Dative tenentī tenentī tenentibus tenentibus
Accusative tenentem tenēns tenentēs, tenentīs tenentia
Ablative tenente, tenentī1 tenente, tenentī1 tenentibus tenentibus
Vocative tenēns tenēns tenentēs tenentia

1When used purely as an adjective.

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Noun[edit]

tenens

  1. definite genitive singular of ten