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From Ancient Greek σύκχος (súkkhos, a kind of shoe), probably from Phrygian, Anatolian, or another substrate language from Asia Minor.



soccus m (genitive soccī); second declension

  1. slipper
  2. comedy


Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative soccus soccī
genitive soccī soccōrum
dative soccō soccīs
accusative soccum soccōs
ablative soccō soccīs
vocative socce soccī



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