sors

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

sors

  1. plural of sor

Anagrams[edit]


Catalan[edit]

Noun[edit]

sors

  1. plural of sor

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sɔʁ/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

sors

  1. inflection of sortir:
    1. first/second-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin sors (fate).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sors (plural sorsok)

  1. fate

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative sors sorsok
accusative sorsot sorsokat
dative sorsnak sorsoknak
instrumental sorssal sorsokkal
causal-final sorsért sorsokért
translative sorssá sorsokká
terminative sorsig sorsokig
essive-formal sorsként sorsokként
essive-modal
inessive sorsban sorsokban
superessive sorson sorsokon
adessive sorsnál sorsoknál
illative sorsba sorsokba
sublative sorsra sorsokra
allative sorshoz sorsokhoz
elative sorsból sorsokból
delative sorsról sorsokról
ablative sorstól sorsoktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
sorsé sorsoké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
sorséi sorsokéi
Possessive forms of sors
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. sorsom sorsaim
2nd person sing. sorsod sorsaid
3rd person sing. sorsa sorsai
1st person plural sorsunk sorsaink
2nd person plural sorsotok sorsaitok
3rd person plural sorsuk sorsaik

Derived terms[edit]

Compound words
Expressions

Further reading[edit]

  • sors in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (‘The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *sortis, from Proto-Indo-European *ser- (to bind). Cognate with serō, seriēs, sermō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sors f (genitive sortis); third declension

  1. anything used to determine chances, lot
  2. a casting or drawing of lots, decision by lot, share
  3. oracular response (since many were written on lots)
  4. fate, destiny, chance, fortune, condition
    Synonyms: fātum, fortūna, necessitās
    • 8 CE, Ovid, Fasti 3.379-380:
      tum, memor imperiī sortem cōnsistere in illō,
      cōnsilium multae calliditātis init.
      Then, mindful [that] the destiny of an empire [is] to depend upon this, he starts a plan of much shrewdness.
      Or, in more natural English:
      Then, mindful that imperial destiny depends upon it, he initiates an ingenious plan.
  5. share, part
  6. capital bearing interest, principal
  7. rank, class, order
    Synonyms: ōrdō, classis, gradus
  8. (Medieval Latin) partitioning of an inheritance by lot
  9. (Medieval Latin) share in an estate or inheritance, especially one divided by lot
  10. (Medieval Latin) estate, holding
  11. (Medieval Latin, law) lands and easements attached to a property
  12. (Medieval Latin) realm

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun (i-stem, ablative singular in -e or occasionally ).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative sors sortēs
Genitive sortis sortium
Dative sortī sortibus
Accusative sortem sortēs
sortīs
Ablative sorte
sortī
sortibus
Vocative sors sortēs

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • sors”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • sors”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • sors in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • sors in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to be contented: rebus suis, sorte sua contentum esse
    • the province of Syria has fallen to some one's lot: alicui Syria (sorte) obvēnit, obtigit
  • Niermeyer, Jan Frederik (1976), “sors”, in Mediae Latinitatis Lexicon Minus, Leiden, Boston: E. J. Brill, page 981

Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

sors

  1. Alternative form of sours

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

sors

  1. indefinite genitive plural of so.