Names of Male beings, and of Rivers, Winds, Months, and Mountains, are
Tiberis, the Tiber;
auster, south wind;
[*] Note.--Names of Months are
properly adjectives, the masculine noun mēnsis, month, being
understood: as, Iānuārius, January.
A few names of Rivers ending in -a
), with the Greek names Lēthē
, are feminine; others are variable or uncertain.
Some names of Mountains are feminine or neuter, taking the gender of
their termination: as, Alpēs
(F.), the Alps;