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See also: nilus and Nílus



From Ancient Greek Νεῖλος (Neîlos).

The river in Luxor

Proper noun[edit]

Nīlus m (genitive Nīlī); second declension

  1. Nile (river)


Second declension.

Case Singular
nominative Nīlus
genitive Nīlī
dative Nīlō
accusative Nīlum
ablative Nīlō
vocative Nīle

Derived terms[edit]


  • Nilus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Nilus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Nilus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
  • Nilus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Nilus in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray
  • Nilus in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly