soror

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Shortening.

Noun[edit]

soror (plural sorors)

  1. (colloquial) A sorority sister; a fellow member of one's sorority.

Interlingua[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin soror.

Noun[edit]

soror (plural sorores)

  1. sister

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *swezōr, from Proto-Indo-European *swésōr. Cognates include Ancient Greek ἔορ (éor), Sanskrit स्वसृ (svásṛ) and Old English sweostor (English sister).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

soror f (genitive sorōris); third declension

  1. sister
  2. cousin, daughter of a father's brother
  3. female friend

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative soror sorōrēs
genitive sorōris sorōrum
dative sorōrī sorōribus
accusative sorōrem sorōrēs
ablative sorōre sorōribus
vocative soror sorōrēs

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • soror in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • soror in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “soror”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • soror” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)

Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin soror.

Noun[edit]

soror f (plural sorores)

  1. sister (female member of a religious community)

Synonyms[edit]