rufus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Related to ruber. Probably from an Italic cognate such as Oscan [script needed] (Rufriis) or Umbrian 𐌓𐌖𐌚𐌓𐌖 (rufru).

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rūfus (feminine rūfa, neuter rūfum); first/second declension

  1. red, reddish, ruddy
  2. redheaded, red-haired
  3. (New Latin) Used as a species epithet

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative rūfus rūfa rūfum rūfī rūfae rūfa
Genitive rūfī rūfae rūfī rūfōrum rūfārum rūfōrum
Dative rūfō rūfae rūfō rūfīs rūfīs rūfīs
Accusative rūfum rūfam rūfum rūfōs rūfās rūfa
Ablative rūfō rūfā rūfō rūfīs rūfīs rūfīs
Vocative rūfe rūfa rūfum rūfī rūfae rūfa

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