Oceanus

See also: oceanus

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Oceanus

  1. (planetology) A large mare region on the Moon.

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EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek Ὠκεανός (Ōkeanós).

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Proper nounEdit

Oceanus

  1. (Greek mythology) Personification of vast waters or the world ocean. He was the first-born of the Titans, son of Uranus and Gaia, the god Ωκεανός Ποταμός (River Ocean) that encircled the earth. With his sister-wife, Tethys, he fathered all rivers and the Oceanids.

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LatinEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek Ὠκεᾰνός (Ōkeanós).

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Ōceanus m (genitive Ōceanī); second declension

  1. Ocean (that surrounds all the land, personified as a deity)

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative Ōceanus Ōceanī
Genitive Ōceanī Ōceanōrum
Dative Ōceanō Ōceanīs
Accusative Ōceanum Ōceanōs
Ablative Ōceanō Ōceanīs
Vocative Ōceane Ōceanī

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ReferencesEdit

  • Oceanus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Oceanus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Oceanus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette