russus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₁rewdʰ- (red). Compare Old East Slavic русъ (rusŭ) (< Proto-Slavic *rusъ < *rudsъ). See also ruber.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

russus (feminine russa, neuter russum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. (rare) red, reddish-brown

Declension[edit]

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative russus russa russum russī russae russa
Genitive russī russae russī russōrum russārum russōrum
Dative russō russō russīs
Accusative russum russam russum russōs russās russa
Ablative russō russā russō russīs
Vocative russe russa russum russī russae russa

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Descendants[edit]

  • Aragonese: royo
  • Aromanian: arosh
  • Catalan: ros
  • Old French: rous, ros
  • Friulian: ros
  • Galician: roxo
  • Greek: ρούσος (roúsos)
  • Istriot: russo

See also[edit]

Colors in Latin · colōrēs (layout · text)
     candidus, albus, niveus, cēreus, marmoreus, eburneus, cānus      rāvus, pullus, cinereus, cinericeus, plumbeusgrīseus      āter, niger, piceus
             pūniceusmurrinus, rūfus, ruber, russus, rubrīcus, mulleus; cocceus, coccīnus, badius              rutilus, armeniacus, auranteus, aurantiacus; fuscus, colōrius, cervīnus, spādīx              gilvus, helvus, fulvus, flāvus, croceus, pallidus, lūteus, blondinus
             galbus, galbinus, lūridus              viridis              prasinus
             cyaneus              caeruleus, azurīnus, blavus              glaucus; līvidus; venetus
             violāceus, ianthinus, balaustīnus              ostrīnus, amethystīnus              purpureus, ātropurpūreus, roseus, rosāceus

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