sons

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sons

  1. plural of son

Anagrams[edit]


Catalan[edit]

Noun[edit]

sons

  1. plural of

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sons m

  1. plural of son

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *sonts, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁s-ónt-s, the present participle of *h₁es- (whence also sum). Due to vowel reduction, it appears as -sēns in compounded forms of sum. Thus "he who is it", "the real person", "the guilty one". Compare English sooth for an exact cognate, and sin for the same semantic development.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

sōns (genitive sontis); third declension

  1. guilty
  2. criminal

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative sōns sontēs sontia
genitive sontis sontium
dative sontī sontibus
accusative sontem sōns sontēs sontia
ablative sontī sontibus
vocative sōns sontēs sontia

Noun[edit]

sōns m (genitive sontis); third declension

  1. criminal

Inflection[edit]

Third declension i-stem.

Case Singular Plural
nominative sōns sontēs
genitive sontis sontium
dative sontī sontibus
accusative sontem sontēs
ablative sonte sontibus
vocative sōns sontēs

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • sons in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • sons in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “sons”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • sons in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français [Illustrated Latin-French Dictionary], Hachette

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

sons m

  1. plural of som

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

sons

  1. indefinite genitive singular of son
  2. definite genitive singular of so

Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

sons

  1. nominative plural of son
  2. vocative plural of son (i.e., o sons!)