nurus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *snusós. Cognate to Russian сноха (snoxa), Ancient Greek νυός (nuós) and Sanskrit स्नुषा (snuṣā).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nurus f (genitive nurūs); fourth declension

  1. daughter-in-law

Inflection[edit]

Fourth declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative nurus nurūs
Genitive nurūs nuruum
Dative nuruī nuribus
Accusative nurum nurūs
Ablative nurū nuribus
Vocative nurus nurūs

Descendants[edit]

The Romance descendants of this word reflect a Vulgar Latin *nŏra, regularized into the first declension which is usual for feminines, but preserving the o expected from PIE *u before *s > r (the classical u is irregular).

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