Pontus

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Pontus, from Ancient Greek Πόντος ‎(Póntos).

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Pontus

  1. (Greek mythology) A god of the sea.
  2. (historical) An ancient region and kingdom on the southern coast of the Black Sea.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Πόντος ‎(Póntos).

Proper noun[edit]

Pontus m ‎(genitive Pontī); second declension

  1. Pontus (kingdom and later Roman province)
  2. the Black Sea
  3. the general region around the Black Sea

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Declension[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular
nominative Pontus
genitive Pontī
dative Pontō
accusative Pontum
ablative Pontō
vocative Ponte

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Brought to Sweden by the French soldier Pontus De La Gardie (~1520-1585), originally Ponce, from the saint's name Pontius.

Proper noun[edit]

Pontus

  1. A male given name.