nilus

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See also: Nilus and Nílus

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A generalization of Nīlus (the Nile).

Noun[edit]

nīlus m (genitive nīlī); second declension

  1. (poetic) aqueduct

Declension[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative nīlus nīlī
genitive nīlī nīlōrum
dative nīlō nīlīs
accusative nīlum nīlōs
ablative nīlō nīlīs
vocative nīle nīlī

References[edit]

  • 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.
    • the Nile rushes down from very high mountains: Nilus praecipitat ex altissimis montibus
  • 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