ruber

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Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*h₁rewdʰ-

From Proto-Indo-European *h₁rudʰrós ‎(red), from the root *h₁rewdʰ-.

Cognates include Ancient Greek ἐρυθρός ‎(eruthrós), Sanskrit रुधिर ‎(rudhirá), Old East Slavic ръдръ ‎(rŭdrŭ) (< Proto-Slavic *rъdrъ). Compare dialectal form rūfus ‎(reddish, ruddy).

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ruber m ‎(feminine rubra, neuter rubrum); first/second declension

  1. red (colour); ruddy
  2. (New Latin) Used as a species epithet.

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First/second declension, nominative masculine singular in -er.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative ruber rubra rubrum rubrī rubrae rubra
genitive rubrī rubrae rubrī rubrōrum rubrārum rubrōrum
dative rubrō rubrō rubrīs
accusative rubrum rubram rubrum rubrōs rubrās rubra
ablative rubrō rubrā rubrō rubrīs
vocative ruber rubra rubrum rubrī rubrae rubra

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