rivulus

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Etymology[edit]

Diminutive of rīvus (brook; channel).

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Noun[edit]

rīvulus m (genitive rīvulī); second declension

  1. A small brook, rill, rivulet.
  2. A small channel, small artificial watercourse; small gutter.

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative rīvulus rīvulī
genitive rīvulī rīvulōrum
dative rīvulō rīvulīs
accusative rīvulum rīvulōs
ablative rīvulō rīvulīs
vocative rīvule rīvulī

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References[edit]

  • rivulus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • rivulus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • rivulus” 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 draw from the fountain-head: e fontibus haurire (opp. rivulos consectari or fontes non videre)