Oxus

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Ōxus, from Ancient Greek Ὦξος (Ôksos).

Proper noun[edit]

Oxus

  1. The Amu Darya river.
    • 1990, Peter Hopkirk, The Great Game, Folio Society 2010, p. 17:
      By a happy coincidence, at around this time, reports began to reach him from Central Asia that rich deposits of gold were to be found there on the banks of the River Oxus [...].

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Ὦξος (Ôksos).

Proper noun[edit]

Ōxus m (genitive Ōxī); second declension

  1. Amu Darya

Declension[edit]

Second declension with locative.

Number Singular
nominative Ōxus
genitive Ōxī
dative Ōxō
accusative Ōxum
ablative Ōxō
vocative Ōxe
locative Ōxī