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From Proto-Indo-European *s(h₂)us-d(h)o-, from *sh₂ews- (dry). Cognate with Ancient Greek αὖος (aûos), English sere, seer, sorrel.



sūdus (feminine sūda, neuter sūdum); first/second declension

  1. dry
  2. (of weather) bright, clear


First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative sūdus sūda sūdum sūdī sūdae sūda
genitive sūdī sūdae sūdī sūdōrum sūdārum sūdōrum
dative sūdō sūdō sūdīs
accusative sūdum sūdam sūdum sūdōs sūdās sūda
ablative sūdō sūdā sūdō sūdīs
vocative sūde sūda sūdum sūdī sūdae sūda


  • sudus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • sudus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “sudus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • sudus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français [Illustrated Latin-French Dictionary], Hachette
  • Sihler, Andrew L. (1995) New Comparative Grammar of Greek and Latin, Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press, ↑ISBN