spons

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

spons f ‎(plural sponsen or sponzen, diminutive sponsje n)

  1. sponge

Indonesian[edit]

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Noun[edit]

spons

  1. sponge (piece of porous material used for washing)


This Indonesian entry was created from the translations listed at sponge. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see spons in the Indonesian Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) December 2008


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly connected with Latin spondeō (thus a pledging of one's self to a thing; hence, opp. to external necessity or inducement, of free will, of one's own accord).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

spōns f ‎(genitive spontis); third declension

  1. free will, accord, impulse, motion

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular
nominative spōns
genitive spontis
dative spontī
accusative spontem
ablative sponte
vocative spōns

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • spons in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • spons in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • spons in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) that is self-evident, goes without saying: hoc sua sponte appāret
  • spons” in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[2], pre-publication website, 2005-2016

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Verb[edit]

spons

  1. imperative of sponse