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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *h₃riHwós, from *h₃reyH-.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

rīvus m (genitive rīvī); second declension

  1. A small stream (of water); brook, stream.
  2. An artificial watercourse; channel, conduit, canal.
  3. A gutter.
  4. (figuratively, of a liquid) A stream.

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative rīvus rīvī
Genitive rīvī rīvōrum
Dative rīvō rīvīs
Accusative rīvum rīvōs
Ablative rīvō rīvīs
Vocative rīve rīvī

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Aragonese: río
  • Aromanian: arãu, rãu
  • Asturian: ríu
  • Catalan: riu
  • Extremaduran: riu
  • Fala: riu
  • French: ru
  • Galician: río
  • Guinea-Bissau Creole: riu
  • Italian: rio, rivo
  • Ladino: rio
  • Leonese: ríu
  • Mirandese: riu
  • Occitan: riu
  • Old Portuguese: rio
  • Papiamentu: riu
  • Portuguese: rio
  • Romanian: râu
  • Sardinian: arriu, ribu
  • Sicilian: rìu, rivu
  • Spanish: río
  • Venetian: rio

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