socer

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *swéḱuros. Cognates include Sanskrit श्वशुर (śvaśura), Old Armenian սկեսուր (skesur), Ancient Greek ἑκυρός (hekurós), Bulgarian свекър (svekǎr), Albanian vjehërr, Russian свёкор (svjókor), and Old English sweor.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

socer m (genitive socerī); second declension

  1. father-in-law
  2. vocative singular of socer

Inflection[edit]

Second declension, nominative singular in -er.

Case Singular Plural
nominative socer socerī
genitive socerī socerōrum
dative socerō socerīs
accusative socerum socerōs
ablative socerō socerīs
vocative socer1 socerī

1May also be socere.

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References[edit]

  • socer in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • socer in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • socer” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill