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rudens c

  1. genitive singular definite of rude



Uncertain[1]; proposed derivations include:



rudēns m (genitive rudentis); third declension

  1. A rope, line, cord.
  2. A halyard, stay, sheet.
  3. (in the plural) The rigging, cordage.


Note that rudentium is an alternative form for the genitive plural rudentum and rudenti is an alternative form for the ablative singular rudente. Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative rudēns rudentēs
Genitive rudentis rudentum
Dative rudentī rudentibus
Accusative rudentem rudentēs
Ablative rudente rudentibus
Vocative rudēns rudentēs




  • rudens in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • rudens in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • rudens in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • rudens in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • rudens in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin
  1. ^ Walde, Alois; Hofmann, Johann Baptist (1954), “rudens”, in Lateinisches etymologisches Wörterbuch (in German), volume 2, 3rd edition, Heidelberg: Carl Winter, page 446


 rudens on Latvian Wikipedia


From the same stem as the adjective ruds (reddish brown) (q.v.), apparently because of the color of leaves in autumn. An older term for “autumn,” cognate with Old Prussian assanis and Russian осень (ósen’), has been lost, possibly in part due to homonymy with asinis (blood). Cognates include Lithuanian ruduõ.[1]


rudens m (2nd declension, irregular nominative, genitive)

  1. autumn (season of the year between summer and winter, from September 23 to December 23 in the Northern Hemisphere, characterized by lower temperatures and by the falling of leaves)
    vēls rudenslate autumn
    rudens diena, naktsautumn day, night
    vasara iet pret rudenisummer is going toward autumn
    jūtams rudens tuvumsone can feel the coming of autumn
    zelta rudensgoldemn autumn (dry and sunny autumn, with tree leaves showing many shades of color)
  2. (in the genitive, used adjectivally) autumn, typical of autumn, used in autumn
    rudens āboliautumn apples
    rudens ražaautumn harvest
    rudens sēja, aršanaautumn sowing, plowing
    rudens salnasautumn frosts
    rudens tirgusautumn market
    rudens mētelisautumn coat
    ārā vēl arvienu līst sīkais, vienmuļīgais rudens lietusoutside a small, dreary autumn rain is still falling
  3. (figuratively) autumn (final phase, usually followed by the end)
    lai tāda brīža nav, kas skumjās jānožēlo, kad... dzīves rudens kvēloslet there be no moment in which one regrets in sadness, when life's autumn is ablaze


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(seasons) četri gadalaiki; pavasaris, vasara, rudens, ziema (Category: lv:Seasons)


  1. ^ Karulis, Konstantīns (1992), “rudens”, in Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (in Latvian), Rīga: AVOTS, →ISBN



rudens m

  1. genitive singular of ruduo