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Gender of Niger. We could list it as an adj., but as the name of a country it seems that it should be a proper noun. (Cf. names of months like November, which are listed as a masc. noun in Vicipaedia, but are listed (first) as an adj. in Victionario.) But now that I think about it, since the (adjective) form Niger looks masc., could we just go with that? Montivagus 03:07, 16 Aprilis 2007 (UTC)

Dude I wasn't paying any attention, and I thought this was an article about color. This is definitely masculine.--Ioshus (disp)
I propose a move to Res publica Nigritana as per {{Lat1953}} with Niger (color) having priority here. Harrissimo 16:10, 11 Februarii 2008 (UTC).
I don't think anyone saw Harrissimo's proposal before. It's a real possibility (the words to which Harrissimo referred are probably "in Nigritana Natione"). It would have its convenience for us Latinists, because, since niger is such an ordinary adjective, referring to this country in a phrase or sentence will often be confusing: consider the problem with category names like "Categoria:Incolae Nigri" (which is ambiguous) or "Categoria:Incolae civitatis Nigri" (which looks like an error) or our current Categoria:Incolae Niger (which is an error). Any thoughts? Andrew Dalby (disputatio) 12:28, 29 Augusti 2013 (UTC)
I agree: if "natio Nigritana" is already in use, we're much better off using that than "niger," which, as you point out, is a common plain adjective. Go for it. A. Mahoney (disputatio) 12:57, 29 Augusti 2013 (UTC)
I agree, too.--Utilo (disputatio) 18:00, 4 Septembris 2013 (UTC)


Driante70, primum lemma a Re publica Nigritana[1] ad Nigritaniam[2] hodie mutavisti. Quomodo potest liber anno 1716 editus (vide notam alteram infra datam) nomen coloniae quae solum anno 1914 unita est suppeditare? ad summam, fuit Nigritania civitas eadem cum Re Publica Nigritana? IacobusAmor (disputatio) 11:47, 26 Iulii 2015 (UTC)

Dubitas. Dubito et ego. Sed aliae civitates nonnullae (e.g. Malia, Gana, Beninum) nomina habent regnorum anteriorum. Debemus insuper admittere nos unum tantum fontem habere locutionis "Nigritanae nationis", quam nos ipsi dubitanter in "re publica Nigritana" convertimus. Nomen certum non iam repperimus. Andrew Dalby (disputatio)


Revertere ad "Nigritania".