fluctus

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

fluctus (plural fluctus or flucti)

  1. (astronomy, geology) An area covered by outflow from a volcano.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From fluō (flow) +‎ -tus (action noun-forming suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fluctus m (genitive fluctūs); fourth declension

  1. a wave, billow

Inflection[edit]

Fourth declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative fluctus fluctūs
genitive fluctūs fluctuum
dative fluctuī fluctibus
accusative fluctum fluctūs
ablative fluctū fluctibus
vocative fluctus fluctūs

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References[edit]

  • fluctus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • fluctus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “fluctus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • fluctus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • tossed hither and thither by the waves: fluctibus iactari
    • to be engulfed: fluctibus (undis) obrui,submergi
    • to enter the whirlpool of political strife: se civilibus fluctibus committere