orbus

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₃órbʰos. Cognate with Ancient Greek ὀρφανός ‎(orphanós, orphaned), Sanskrit अर्भ ‎(árbha, small), Old Armenian որբ ‎(orb, orphan).

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orbus m ‎(feminine orba, neuter orbum); first/second declension

  1. (with genitive, ablative or ab) bereaved, bereft, deprived (of) by death
    1. orphaned, parentless; fatherless
    2. childless
    3. widowed
  2. (in general, with genitive, ablative or ab) deprived, destitute (of)

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative orbus orba orbum orbī orbae orba
genitive orbī orbae orbī orbōrum orbārum orbōrum
dative orbō orbae orbō orbīs orbīs orbīs
accusative orbum orbam orbum orbōs orbās orba
ablative orbō orbā orbō orbīs orbīs orbīs
vocative orbe orba orbum orbī orbae orba

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