Rufus

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin rufus (red).

Proper noun[edit]

Rufus

  1. Either of two persons mentioned in the New Testament (in Mark 15:21 and Romans 16:13).
  2. A male given name, used since the seventeenth century.

Translations[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From rūfus (red, ruddy).

Proper noun[edit]

Rūfus m (genitive Rūfī); second declension

  1. A masculine cognomen.

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative Rūfus Rūfī
genitive Rūfī Rūfōrum
dative Rūfō Rūfīs
accusative Rūfum Rūfōs
ablative Rūfō Rūfīs
vocative Rūfe Rūfī