rudens

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Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

rudens c

  1. genitive singular definite of rude

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rudēns m (genitive rudentis); third declension

  1. A rope, line, cord.
  2. A halyard, stay, sheet.
  3. (in the plural) The rigging, cordage.

Inflection[edit]

Note that rudentium is an alternative form for the genitive plural rudentum and rudenti is an alternative form for the ablative singular rudente. Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative rudēns rudentēs
genitive rudentis rudentum
dative rudentī rudentibus
accusative rudentem rudentēs
ablative rudente rudentibus
vocative rudēns rudentēs

Synonyms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • rudens in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879

Latvian[edit]

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Rudens

Etymology[edit]

From the same stem as the adjective ruds (reddish brown) (q.v.), apparently because of the color of leaves in autumn. An older term for “autumn,” cognate with Old Prussian assanis and Russian осень (ósen’), has been lost, possibly in part due to homonymy with asinis (blood). Cognates include Lithuanian ruduõ.[1]

Noun[edit]

rudens m (2nd declension, irregular nominative, genitive)

  1. autumn (season of the year between summer and winter, from September 23 to December 23 in the Northern Hemisphere, characterized by lower temperatures and by the falling of leaves)
    vēls rudens — late autumn
    rudens diena, naktsautumn day, night
    vasara iet pret rudeni — summer is going toward autumn
    jūtams rudens tuvums — one can feel the coming of autumn
    zelta rudens — goldemn autumn (dry and sunny autumn, with tree leaves showing many shades of color)
  2. (in the genitive, used adjectivally) autumn, typical of autumn, used in autumn
    rudens āboliautumn apples
    rudens ražaautumn harvest
    rudens sēja, aršanaautumn sowing, plowing
    rudens salnasautumn frosts
    rudens tirgusautumn market
    rudens mētelisautumn coat
    ārā vēl arvienu līst sīkais, vienmuļīgais rudens lietus — outside a small, dreary autumn rain is still falling
  3. (figuratively) autumn (final phase, usually followed by the end)
    lai tāda brīža nav, kas skumjās jānožēlo, kad... dzīves rudens kvēlos — let there be no moment in which one regrets in sadness, when life's autumn is ablaze

Declension[edit]

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ “rudens” in Konstantīns Karulis (1992, 2001), Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (Rīga: AVOTS) ISBN: 9984-700-12-7.

Lithuanian[edit]

Noun[edit]

rudens m

  1. genitive singular of ruduo