Danubius

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Proto-Celtic *Dānouyos, an extended form of the river-name *Dānu, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰen- (run, flow).

Alternative forms[edit]

The river in Budapest

Proper noun[edit]

Danubius m (genitive Danubiī); second declension

  1. The river Danube.
    • Tacitus, Gemanica, chapter 1 (Oxford revised translation)
      Germania omnis a Gallis Rhaetisque et Pannoniis Rheno et Danubio fluminibus.
      Germany is separated from Gaul, Rhaetia, and Pannonia, by the rivers Rhine and Danube.

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular
nominative Danubius
genitive Danubiī
dative Danubiō
accusative Danubium
ablative Danubiō
vocative Danubie

Descendants[edit]