flumen

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See also: flúmen

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

flumen ‎(plural flumina)

  1. (astronomy, geology) A term used in planetary geology to refer to the river-like features on Saturn's moon Titan.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From fluere ("to flow").

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

flūmen n ‎(genitive flūminis); third declension

  1. river

Inflection[edit]

Third declension neuter.

Case Singular Plural
nominative flūmen flūmina
genitive flūminis flūminum
dative flūminī flūminibus
accusative flūmen flūmina
ablative flūmine flūminibus
vocative flūmen flūmina

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References[edit]

  • flumen in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • flumen in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • flumen in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to draw off water from a river: aquam ex flumine derivare
    • the rivers flows with a rapid current: flumen citatum fertur
    • a river swollen by the rain: flumen imbribus auctum
    • the river is over its banks, is in flood: flumen super ripas effunditur
    • the river is over its banks, is in flood: flumen extra ripas diffluit
    • the river floods the fields: flumen agros inundat
    • to wade across, to ford a river: flumen vado transire
    • with the stream; downstream: flumine secundo
    • against the stream; upstream: flumine adverso
    • flow of oratory: flumen orationis (De Or. 2. 15. 62)
    • senseless rant: inanium verborum flumen
    • to build a bridge over a river: pontem facere in flumine
    • to build a bridge over a river: flumen ponte iungere
    • there is a bridge over the river: pons est in flumine