sponsus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From spondeō (vow, pledge)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

spōnsus m (genitive spōnsī); second declension

  1. A groom
  2. A fiancé

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative spōnsus spōnsī
Genitive spōnsī spōnsōrum
Dative spōnsō spōnsīs
Accusative spōnsum spōnsōs
Ablative spōnsō spōnsīs
Vocative spōnse spōnsī

Descendants[edit]

  • Asturian: esposu
  • Catalan: espòs
  • Friulian: spôs
  • Galician: esposo
  • German: Gespons
  • Ido: spozo
  • Italian: sposo

Noun[edit]

spōnsus m (genitive spōnsūs); fourth declension

  1. A bail, surety

Declension[edit]

Fourth-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative spōnsus spōnsūs
Genitive spōnsūs spōnsuum
Dative spōnsuī spōnsibus
Accusative spōnsum spōnsūs
Ablative spōnsū spōnsibus
Vocative spōnsus spōnsūs

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