torrens

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See also: Torrens

Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Present participle of torreō.

Participle[edit]

torrēns (genitive torrentis); third-declension one-termination participle

  1. scorching, burning, parching
  2. roasting, baking
Declension[edit]

Third-declension participle.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
Nominative torrēns torrentēs torrentia
Genitive torrentis torrentium
Dative torrentī torrentibus
Accusative torrentem torrēns torrentēs
torrentīs
torrentia
Ablative torrente
torrentī1
torrentibus
Vocative torrēns torrentēs torrentia

1When used purely as an adjective.

Etymology 2[edit]

This intransitive participle would be from Proto-Indo-European *tr̥seh₁yonts, from *ters- (dry) (whence transitive torreō).

Participle[edit]

torrēns (genitive torrentis); third-declension one-termination participle

  1. burning, hot, inflamed
  2. (of streams) rushing, roaring, boiling, impetuous, rapid
Declension[edit]

Third-declension participle.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
Nominative torrēns torrentēs torrentia
Genitive torrentis torrentium
Dative torrentī torrentibus
Accusative torrentem torrēns torrentēs
torrentīs
torrentia
Ablative torrente
torrentī1
torrentibus
Vocative torrēns torrentēs torrentia

1When used purely as an adjective.

Etymology 3[edit]

Substantive form from torrēns (rushing).

Noun[edit]

torrēns m (genitive torrentis); third declension

  1. torrent (rushing stream)
  2. stream
Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun (i-stem).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative torrēns torrentēs
Genitive torrentis torrentium
Dative torrentī torrentibus
Accusative torrentem torrentēs
torrentīs
Ablative torrente torrentibus
Vocative torrēns torrentēs
Descendants[edit]
  • Catalan: torrent
  • Italian: torrente
  • Old Portuguese: [Term?]
  • Piedmontese: torent
  • Spanish: torrente

References[edit]