socrus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *sweḱruh₂- ‎(woman's mother-in-law) (compare *swéḱuros ‎(woman's father-in-law)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

socrus f ‎(genitive socrūs); fourth declension

  1. mother-in-law
  2. vocative singular of socrus

socrūs

  1. nominative plural of socrus
  2. genitive singular of socrus
  3. accusative plural of socrus
  4. vocative plural of socrus

Usage notes[edit]

Originally also masculine and used to mean either father-in-law or mother-in-law.

Inflection[edit]

Fourth declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative socrus socrūs
genitive socrūs socruum
dative socruī socribus
accusative socrum socrūs
ablative socrū socribus
vocative socrus socrūs

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