S.

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

S.

  1. Abbreviation of Saint.
    • The Golden Legend
      Then sent the emperor for S. Silvester and asked counsel of him of this matter.
    • 1685, Henry More, An Illustration of Those Two Abstruse Books in Holy Scripture, the Book of Daniel, and the Revelation of S. John
    • Bishop Bedell
      Have you forgotten S. Hierome's and Ruffinus's deadly foehood which was rung over the world?
  2. Abbreviation of Signor.
  3. Abbreviation of Signore.
  4. Abbreviation of South.

Adjective[edit]

S.

  1. Abbreviation of Southern.

Usage notes[edit]

This is the customary abbreviation of this term as used in case citations. See, e.g., The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation, Nineteenth Edition (2010), "Case Names and Institutional Authors in Citations", Table T6, p. 430-431.


German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Abbreviation[edit]

S.

  1. Seite
  2. Süden

Italian[edit]

Abbreviation[edit]

S. (plural SS.)

  1. Abbreviation of San, and of Santo
  2. Abbreviation of Santa.

Latin[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

S. m (indeclinable)

  1. Praenominal abbreviation of Spurius.

Portuguese[edit]

Adjective[edit]

S. (invariable, comparable)

  1. Abbreviation of são as a title
  2. Abbreviation of santo as a title
  3. Abbreviation of santa as a title

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

S.

  1. San, santo.
  2. Santa.