Latin edit

Etymology edit

From ostrum (purple) +‎ -inus.

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

ostrīnus (feminine ostrīna, neuter ostrīnum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. (poetic) purple
    Synonyms: purpureus, amethystinus

Declension edit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative ostrīnus ostrīna ostrīnum ostrīnī ostrīnae ostrīna
Genitive ostrīnī ostrīnae ostrīnī ostrīnōrum ostrīnārum ostrīnōrum
Dative ostrīnō ostrīnō ostrīnīs
Accusative ostrīnum ostrīnam ostrīnum ostrīnōs ostrīnās ostrīna
Ablative ostrīnō ostrīnā ostrīnō ostrīnīs
Vocative ostrīne ostrīna ostrīnum ostrīnī ostrīnae ostrīna

Related terms edit

See also edit

Colors in Latin · colōrēs (layout · text)
     albus, candidus, subalbus, niveus, cēreus, marmoreus, eburneus, cānus, blancus (ML.)      glaucus, rāvus, pullus, cinereus, cinerāceus, plumbeusgrīseus (ML. or NL.)      niger, āter, piceus, furvus
             ruber, rūbidus, rūfus, rubicundus, russus, rubrīcus, pūniceusmurrinus, mulleus; cocceus, coccīnus, badius              rutilus, armeniacus, aurantius, aurantiacus; fuscus, suffuscus, colōrius, cervīnus, spādīx, castaneus, aquilus, fulvus, brunneus (ML.)              flāvus, sufflāvus, flāvidus, fulvus, lūteus, gilvus, helvus, croceus, pallidus, blondinus (ML.)
             galbus, galbinus, lūridus              viridis              prasinus
             cȳaneus              caeruleus, azurīnus (ML.), caesius, blāvus (LL.)              glaucus; līvidus; venetus
             violāceus, ianthinus, balaustīnus (NL.)              ostrīnus, amethystīnus              purpureus, ātropurpureus, roseus, rosāceus

References edit

  • ostrinus”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • ostrinus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette