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

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative spōnsus spōnsī
genitive spōnsī spōnsōrum
dative spōnsō spōnsīs
accusative spōnsum spōnsōs
ablative spōnsō spōnsīs
vocative spōnse spōnsī

Descendants[edit]

Noun[edit]

spōnsus m (genitive spōnsūs); fourth declension

  1. A bail, surety

Inflection[edit]

Fourth declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative spōnsus spōnsūs
genitive spōnsūs spōnsuum
dative spōnsuī spōnsibus
accusative spōnsum spōnsūs
ablative spōnsū spōnsibus
vocative spōnsus spōnsūs

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • sponsus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • sponsus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • sponsus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette