sons

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sons

  1. plural of son

Catalan[edit]

Noun[edit]

sons

  1. plural of

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sons m

  1. plural of son

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old present participle from Proto-Indo-European *h₁es-, whence sum. Thus prop. "he who was it", "the real person", "the guilty one". Confer with English sooth, sin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

sōns m, f, n ‎(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 & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • sons” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Julius Pokorny (1959), Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch, in 3 vols, Bern, München: Francke Verlag

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

sons m pl

  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!)