oriens

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Present active participle of orior

Participle[edit]

oriēns m, f, n (genitive orientis); third declension

  1. rising
  2. appearing
  3. originating

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative oriēns orientēs orientia
genitive orientis orientium
dative orientī orientibus
accusative orientem oriēns orientēs orientia
ablative orientī orientibus
vocative oriēns orientēs orientia

Noun[edit]

oriēns m (genitive orientis); third declension

  1. daybreak, dawn, sunrise
  2. east

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative oriēns orientēs
genitive orientis orientum
dative orientī orientibus
accusative orientem orientēs
ablative oriente orientibus
vocative oriēns orientēs

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References[edit]

  • oriens in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • oriens in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • oriens” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to lie to the east, west, south, north: spectare in (vergere ad) orientem (solem), occidentem (solem), ad meridiem, in septentriones
    • eastern, western Germany: Germania quae or Germaniae ea pars quae, ad orientem, occidentem vergit