See also: Pontus


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  • IPA(key): /ˈpontus/, [ˈpo̞n̪t̪us̠]
  • Rhymes: -ontus
  • Syllabification: pon‧tus



  1. (colloquial) overweight person


Inflection of pontus (Kotus type 39/vastaus, no gradation)
nominative pontus pontukset
genitive pontuksen pontusten
partitive pontusta pontuksia
illative pontukseen pontuksiin
singular plural
nominative pontus pontukset
accusative nom. pontus pontukset
gen. pontuksen
genitive pontuksen pontusten
partitive pontusta pontuksia
inessive pontuksessa pontuksissa
elative pontuksesta pontuksista
illative pontukseen pontuksiin
adessive pontuksella pontuksilla
ablative pontukselta pontuksilta
allative pontukselle pontuksille
essive pontuksena pontuksina
translative pontukseksi pontuksiksi
instructive pontuksin
abessive pontuksetta pontuksitta
comitative pontuksineen
Possessive forms of pontus (type vastaus)
possessor singular plural
1st person pontukseni pontuksemme
2nd person pontuksesi pontuksenne
3rd person pontuksensa



From Ancient Greek Πόντος (Póntos).



pontus m (genitive pontī); second declension

  1. the sea, the deep
    Pontus Euxinus W
    The Black Sea
  2. a wave (of the sea)


Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative pontus pontī
Genitive pontī pontōrum
Dative pontō pontīs
Accusative pontum pontōs
Ablative pontō pontīs
Vocative ponte pontī


See alsoEdit


  • pontus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • pontus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • pontus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • pontus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) to build a bridge over a river: flumen ponte iungere
  • pontus in The Perseus Project (1999) Perseus Encyclopedia[2]
  • pontus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • pontus in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray
  • pontus in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly