See also: Rufus

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Related to ruber. Probably from its Oscan or Umbrian cognate. Compare Rufriis, rufru.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

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

  1. red, reddish, ruddy
  2. (New Latin) Used as a species epithet

InflectionEdit

First/second declension.

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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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • rufus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • rufus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • RUFUS in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • rufus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • rufus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • rufus in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray