sponsio

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin spondeō ‎(I promise, guarantee, betroth) +‎ -tiō ‎(noun forming suffix).

Noun[edit]

spōnsiō f ‎(genitive spōnsiōnis); third declension

  1. solemn promise, bet, or agreement

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative spōnsiō spōnsiōnēs
genitive spōnsiōnis spōnsiōnum
dative spōnsiōnī spōnsiōnibus
accusative spōnsiōnem spōnsiōnēs
ablative spōnsiōne spōnsiōnibus
vocative spōnsiō spōnsiōnēs

References[edit]

  • sponsio” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • sponsio” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to be security for some one: sponsionem facere, sponsorem esse pro aliquo