See also: Polus, poļus, and πολύς



From Ancient Greek πόλος (pólos, axis of rotation).



polus m (genitive polī); second declension

  1. pole (an extreme point of an axis)


Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative polus polī
Genitive polī polōrum
Dative polō polīs
Accusative polum polōs
Ablative polō polīs
Vocative pole polī


  • Italian: polo
  • Catalan: pol
  • Old French: pole
  • Galician: polo
  • German: Pol


  • polus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • polus in Charlton T. Lewis, An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1891
  • polus in Gaffiot, Félix, Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette, 1934
  • polus in The Perseus Project, Perseus Encyclopedia[1], 1999
  • polus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor, Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1898
  • polus in William Smith, editor, A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray, 1848
  • polus in William Smith et al., editor, A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin, 1890