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EtymologyEdit

Present active participle of orior

ParticipleEdit

oriēns m or f or n (genitive orientis); third declension

  1. rising
  2. appearing
  3. originating

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
Nominative oriēns oriēns orientēs orientia
Genitive orientis orientis orientium orientium
Dative orientī orientī orientibus orientibus
Accusative orientem oriēns orientēs, orientīs orientia
Ablative oriente, orientī1 oriente, orientī1 orientibus orientibus
Vocative oriēns oriēns orientēs orientia

1When used purely as an adjective.

NounEdit

oriēns m (genitive orientis); third declension

  1. daybreak, dawn, sunrise
  2. east

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative oriēns orientēs
Genitive orientis orientum
Dative orientī orientibus
Accusative orientem orientēs
Ablative oriente orientibus
Vocative oriēns orientēs

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ReferencesEdit

  • oriens in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • oriens in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • oriens in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to lie to the east, west, south, north: spectare in (vergere ad) orientem (solem), occidentem (solem), ad meridiem, in septentriones
    • eastern, western Germany: Germania quae or Germaniae ea pars quae, ad orientem, occidentem vergit