vacans

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Present active participle of vacō

Participle[edit]

vacāns m, f, n (genitive vacantis); third declension

  1. emptying
  2. vacating
  3. idling

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative vacāns vacantēs vacantia
genitive vacantis vacantium
dative vacantī vacantibus
accusative vacantem vacāns vacantēs vacantia
ablative vacante, vacantī1 vacantibus
vocative vacāns vacantēs vacantia

1When used purely as an adjective.

References[edit]

  • vacans in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • vacans in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “vacans”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • vacans” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)