sponsalia

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From spōnsālis, from spōnsa (spouse)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

spōnsālia n pl (genitive spōnsālium); third declension (plural only)

  1. betrothal, espousal
  2. wedding

Inflection[edit]

Third declension neuter “pure” i-stem.

Case Plural
nominative spōnsālia
genitive spōnsālium
dative spōnsālibus
accusative spōnsālia
ablative spōnsālibus
vocative spōnsālia

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • sponsalia in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “sponsalia”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre