socrus

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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *swekrus, earlier *swekrū, from Proto-Indo-European *sweḱrúh₂ (mother-in-law).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

socrus f (genitive socrūs); fourth declension

  1. mother-in-law

Declension[edit]

Fourth-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative socrus socrūs
Genitive socrūs socruum
Dative socruī socribus
Accusative socrum socrūs
Ablative socrū socribus
Vocative socrus socrūs

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Via Vulgar Latin *sŏcra:

  • Balkan-Romance:
    • Aromanian: soacrã
    • Romanian: soacră
  • Italo-Romance:
  • Padanian:
  • Southern Gallo-Romance:
  • Ibero-Romance:
  • Sardinian:

Further reading[edit]

  • socrus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • socrus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • socrus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette