Socrates

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See also: SOCRATES, Sócrates, and Sòcrates

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From Ancient Greek Σωκράτης (Sōkrátēs).

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Socrates

  1. A Classical Greek philosopher.
  2. A male given name of mostly historical use.

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Socrates m

  1. Socrates

German[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Socrates m (genitive Socratis or Socrates or Socrates')

  1. (dated, now uncommon) Alternative form of Sokrates; Socrates

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Younger declension:

  • Nom. Socrates
  • Gen. Socrates (with article), Socrates' (without article)
  • Dat. Socrates
  • Acc. Socrates

Older declension:

  • Nom. Socrates
  • Gen. Socratis (rarely Socrati)
  • Dat. Socrati
  • Acc. Socratem, Socraten
  • Voc. Socrates
  • Abl. Socrate

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Ancient Greek Σωκρᾰ́της (Sōkrátēs)

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Proper noun[edit]

Sōcratēs m (genitive Sōcratis or Sōcratī or Sōcratūs or Sōcrateos); third declension

  1. Socrates

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Third declension.

Case Singular
nominative Sōcratēs
genitive Sōcratis
Sōcratī
Sōcratūs
Sōcrateos
dative Sōcratī
accusative Sōcratem
Sōcratēn
ablative Sōcrate
vocative Sōcratē
Sōcrates

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