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]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek Σωκρᾰ́της (Sōkrátēs).

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Sōcratēs m (genitive Sōcratis or Sōcratī); third declension

  1. Socrates
    • 5th century, Paulinus Pellaeus, Eucharisticon Deo sub ephemeridis meae textu (ΕΥΧΑΡΙϹΤΗΤΙΚΌϹ Deo sub Ephemeridis meae Textu). In: Ausonius with an English translation by Hugh G. Evelyn White. Vol. II. With the Eucharisticus of Paulinus Pellaeus, 1921, p. 312f.
      Nec sero exacto primi mox tempore lustri
      dogmata Socratus et bellica plasmata Homeri
      erroresque legens cognoscere cogor Ulixis.
      Full early, when the days of my first lustrum were well-nigh spent, I was made to con and learn the doctrines of Socrates, Homer's warlike fantasies, and Ulysses' wanderings.

Declension[edit]

Third declension.

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

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