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sponso (plural sponsos)

  1. newlywed
  2. bridegroom
  3. husband
  4. spouse




Frequentative of spondeō through its past participle, spōnsus.



spōnsō (present infinitive spōnsāre, perfect active spōnsāvī, supine spōnsātum); first conjugation

  1. I betroth


   Conjugation of sponso (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present spōnsō spōnsās spōnsat spōnsāmus spōnsātis spōnsant
imperfect spōnsābam spōnsābās spōnsābat spōnsābāmus spōnsābātis spōnsābant
future spōnsābō spōnsābis spōnsābit spōnsābimus spōnsābitis spōnsābunt
perfect spōnsāvī spōnsāvistī spōnsāvit spōnsāvimus spōnsāvistis spōnsāvērunt, spōnsāvēre
pluperfect spōnsāveram spōnsāverās spōnsāverat spōnsāverāmus spōnsāverātis spōnsāverant
future perfect spōnsāverō spōnsāveris spōnsāverit spōnsāverimus spōnsāveritis spōnsāverint
passive present spōnsor spōnsāris, spōnsāre spōnsātur spōnsāmur spōnsāminī spōnsantur
imperfect spōnsābar spōnsābāris, spōnsābāre spōnsābātur spōnsābāmur spōnsābāminī spōnsābantur
future spōnsābor spōnsāberis, spōnsābere spōnsābitur spōnsābimur spōnsābiminī spōnsābuntur
perfect spōnsātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect spōnsātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect spōnsātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present spōnsem spōnsēs spōnset spōnsēmus spōnsētis spōnsent
imperfect spōnsārem spōnsārēs spōnsāret spōnsārēmus spōnsārētis spōnsārent
perfect spōnsāverim spōnsāverīs spōnsāverit spōnsāverīmus spōnsāverītis spōnsāverint
pluperfect spōnsāvissem spōnsāvissēs spōnsāvisset spōnsāvissēmus spōnsāvissētis spōnsāvissent
passive present spōnser spōnsēris, spōnsēre spōnsētur spōnsēmur spōnsēminī spōnsentur
imperfect spōnsārer spōnsārēris, spōnsārēre spōnsārētur spōnsārēmur spōnsārēminī spōnsārentur
perfect spōnsātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect spōnsātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present spōnsā spōnsāte
future spōnsātō spōnsātō spōnsātōte spōnsantō
passive present spōnsāre spōnsāminī
future spōnsātor spōnsātor spōnsantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives spōnsāre spōnsāvisse spōnsātūrus esse spōnsārī spōnsātus esse spōnsātum īrī
participles spōnsāns spōnsātūrus spōnsātus spōnsandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
spōnsāre spōnsandī spōnsandō spōnsandum spōnsātum spōnsātū

Derived terms[edit]




  1. dative singular of spōnsus
  2. ablative singular of spōnsus