Rufus

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From 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).
    • 1611, Bible (KJV):: Romans 16:13:
      Salute Rufus chosen in the Lord, and his mother and mine.
  2. A male given name, used since the seventeenth century.

Translations[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From rūfus(red, ruddy).

Pronunciation[edit]

(Classical) IPA(key): /ˈruː.fus/, [ˈruː.fʊs]

Proper noun[edit]

Rūfus m ‎(genitive Rūfī); second declension

  1. A masculine cognomen.

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

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

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