socer

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *swéḱuros. Cognates include Sanskrit श्वशुर (śvaśura), Old Armenian սկեսուր (skesur), Ancient Greek ἑκυρός (hekurós), Albanian vjehërr, Russian свёкор (svjókor), and Old English sweor.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

socer m (genitive socerī); second declension

  1. father-in-law
  2. vocative singular of socer

Inflection[edit]

Second declension, nominative singular in -er.

Number Singular Plural
nominative socer socerī
genitive socerī socerōrum
dative socerō socerīs
accusative socerum socerōs
ablative socerō socerīs
vocative socer
socere
socerī

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References[edit]

  • socer in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • Michiel de Vaan (2008), Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers