tridens

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From trēs (three) + dēns (tooth).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

tridēns (genitive tridentis); third declension

  1. three-tined, having three prongs or teeth

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative tridēns tridentēs tridentia
genitive tridentis tridentium
dative tridentī tridentibus
accusative tridentem tridēns tridentēs tridentia
ablative tridentī tridentibus
vocative tridēns tridentēs tridentia

Noun[edit]

tridēns m (genitive tridentis); third declension

  1. trident, a three-tined spear

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative tridēns tridentēs
genitive tridentis tridentum
dative tridentī tridentibus
accusative tridentem tridentēs
ablative tridente tridentibus
vocative tridēns tridentēs

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • tridens in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • tridens in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • tridens” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • tridens in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • tridens in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin