LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Italic *roussos, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₁rewdʰ- (red). Compare Old East Slavic русъ (rusŭ) (< Proto-Slavic *rusъ < *rudsъ). See also ruber.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

russus (feminine russa, neuter russum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. (rare) red, reddish-brown

DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative russus russa russum russī russae russa
Genitive russī russae russī russōrum russārum russōrum
Dative russō russō russīs
Accusative russum russam russum russōs russās russa
Ablative russō russā russō russīs
Vocative russe russa russum russī russae russa

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Aragonese: royo
  • Aromanian: arosh, rosh
  • Old French: rous, ros
  • Friulian: ros
  • Greek: ρούσος (roúsos)
  • Istriot: russo
  • Padanian:

See alsoEdit

Colors in Latin · colōrēs (layout · text)
     candidus, albus, niveus, cēreus, marmoreus, eburneus, cānus      rāvus, pullus, cinereus, cineraceus, plumbeusgrīseus (ML. or NL.)      āter, niger, piceus
             pūniceusmurrinus, rūfus, ruber, russus, rubrīcus, mulleus; cocceus, coccīnus, badius              rutilus, armeniacus, auranteus, aurantiacus; fuscus, colōrius, cervīnus, spādīx              gilvus, helvus, fulvus, flāvus, croceus, pallidus, lūteus, blondinus (ML.)
             galbus, galbinus, lūridus              viridis              prasinus
             cȳaneus              caeruleus, azurīnus (ML.), blavus (ML.)              glaucus; līvidus; venetus
             violāceus, ianthinus, balaustīnus (NL.)              ostrīnus, amethystīnus              purpureus, ātropurpureus, roseus, rosāceus

ReferencesEdit

  • russus”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • russus”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • russus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette