oriens

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Present active participle of orior

Participle[edit]

oriēns (genitive orientis); third-declension one-termination participle

  1. rising
  2. appearing
  3. originating

Declension[edit]

Third-declension participle.

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
orientīs
orientia
Ablative oriente
orientī1
orientibus
Vocative oriēns orientēs orientia

1When used purely as an adjective.

Noun[edit]

oriēns m (genitive orientis); third declension

  1. daybreak, dawn, sunrise
  2. east

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

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 Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • 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