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From Ancient Greek Πόντος ‎(Póntos).



pontus m ‎(genitive pontī); second declension

  1. the sea, the deep
    Pontus Euxinus W
    The Black Sea
  2. a wave (of the sea)


Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative pontus pontī
genitive pontī pontōrum
dative pontō pontīs
accusative pontum pontōs
ablative pontō pontīs
vocative ponte pontī


See also[edit]


  • pontus in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • pontus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • PONTUS in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • pontus in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) to build a bridge over a river: flumen ponte iungere
  • pontus in The Perseus Project (1999) Perseus Encyclopedia[2]
  • pontus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • pontus in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray
  • pontus in William Smith., editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly