pluvius

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From pluit.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

pluvius (feminine pluvia, neuter pluvium); first/second-declension adjective

  1. rainy, bringing rain

DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative pluvius pluvia pluvium pluviī pluviae pluvia
Genitive pluviī pluviae pluviī pluviōrum pluviārum pluviōrum
Dative pluviō pluviō pluviīs
Accusative pluvium pluviam pluvium pluviōs pluviās pluvia
Ablative pluviō pluviā pluviō pluviīs
Vocative pluvie pluvia pluvium pluviī pluviae pluvia

NounEdit

pluvius m (genitive pluviī or pluvī); second declension

  1. The inner court of a dwelling, usually open to the sky and capable of collecting rainwater.

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative pluvius pluviī
Genitive pluviī
pluvī1
pluviōrum
Dative pluviō pluviīs
Accusative pluvium pluviōs
Ablative pluviō pluviīs
Vocative pluvie pluviī

1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).

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ReferencesEdit

  • pluvius in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • pluvius in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • pluvius in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • pluvius in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • pluvius in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray