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EtymologyEdit

Related to ruber. Probably from an Italic cognate such as Oscan [script needed] (Rufriis) or Umbrian 𐌓𐌖𐌚𐌓𐌖 (rufru).

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AdjectiveEdit

rūfus (feminine rūfa, neuter rūfum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. red, reddish, ruddy
  2. redheaded, red-haired
  3. (New Latin) Used as a specific epithet

DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative rūfus rūfa rūfum rūfī rūfae rūfa
Genitive rūfī rūfae rūfī rūfōrum rūfārum rūfōrum
Dative rūfō rūfō rūfīs
Accusative rūfum rūfam rūfum rūfōs rūfās rūfa
Ablative rūfō rūfā rūfō rūfīs
Vocative rūfe rūfa rūfum rūfī rūfae rūfa

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