polus

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See also: Polus and poļus

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek πόλος (pólos, axis of rotation).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

polus m (genitive polī); second declension

  1. pole (an extreme point of an axis)

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative polus polī
genitive polī polōrum
dative polō polīs
accusative polum polōs
ablative polō polīs
vocative pole polī

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • polus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • polus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • polus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • polus in The Perseus Project (1999) Perseus Encyclopedia[1]
  • polus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • polus in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray
  • polus in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin