See also: pontus

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin Pontus, from Ancient Greek Πόντος (Póntos). Doublet of pons.

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Pontus

  1. (Greek mythology) A god of the sea.
  2. (historical) An ancient region and kingdom on the south coast of the Black Sea.

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek Πόντος (Póntos).

Proper nounEdit

Pontus m sg (genitive Pontī); second declension

  1. Pontus (kingdom and later Roman province)
  2. the Black Sea
  3. the general region around the Black Sea

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Second-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Pontus
Genitive Pontī
Dative Pontō
Accusative Pontum
Ablative Pontō
Vocative Ponte

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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Brought to Sweden by the French soldier Pontus De La Gardie (~1520-1585), originally Ponce, from the saint's name Pontius.

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Pontus c (genitive Pontus)

  1. A male given name.