deponent vs testifier what difference

what is difference between deponent and testifier

English

Etymology

From Latin dēpōnēns (laying aside), the present active participle of dēpōnō (lay aside), from dē- + pōnō (put, place).

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /diˈpəʊ.nənt/
  • (US) IPA(key): /diˈpoʊ.nənt/

Adjective

deponent (not comparable)

  1. (of some Latin, Greek, Sanskrit, Scandinavian or Old Irish verbs) Having passive form (that is, conjugating like the passive voice), but an active meaning. (Such verbs, originally reflexive, are considered to have laid aside their passive meanings.)

Translations

See also

  • Category:Greek deponent verbs
  • Category:Latin deponent verbs
  • Category:Old Irish deponent verbs

Noun

deponent (plural deponents)

  1. (law) A witness; especially one who gives information under oath, in a deposition concerning facts known to him or her.
  2. (grammar) A deponent verb.

Related terms

  • depose
  • deposition
  • deposition de bene esse

Translations

See also

  • affiant
  • de bene esse

Danish

Adjective

deponent

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Inflection

Further reading

  • “deponent” in Den Danske Ordbog

Latin

Verb

dēpōnent

  1. third-person plural future active indicative of dēpōnō

Romanian

Etymology

From Latin deponens

Noun

deponent m (plural deponenți)

  1. depositor

Declension



English

Etymology

testify +‎ -er

Noun

testifier (plural testifiers)

  1. One who testifies; a witness.

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