Oronteus

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Orontēs +‎ -ēus

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

Orontēus (feminine Orontēa, neuter Orontēum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. Orontian
  2. (metonymically, poetic) Syrian
    • Propertius, Elegies 1.2.3:
      aut quid Orontea crines perfundere murra
      Why with Orontes' myrrh thy locks imbue?

DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative Orontēus Orontēa Orontēum Orontēī Orontēae Orontēa
Genitive Orontēī Orontēae Orontēī Orontēōrum Orontēārum Orontēōrum
Dative Orontēō Orontēō Orontēīs
Accusative Orontēum Orontēam Orontēum Orontēōs Orontēās Orontēa
Ablative Orontēō Orontēā Orontēō Orontēīs
Vocative Orontēe Orontēa Orontēum Orontēī Orontēae Orontēa

ReferencesEdit

  • Oronteus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Oronteus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • White, John T. (1877) A Complete Latin-English and English-Latin Dictionary[1], Boston, page 431