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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin

NounEdit

socius ‎(plural socii)

  1. (historical) Any of the autonomous tribes and city states of the Italian Peninsula in permanent military alliance with the Roman Republic until the Social War of 91–88 BC.

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *sokʷ-yo-(companion), from Proto-Indo-European *sekʷ-(to follow)[1]. Compare Faliscan socia(girlfriend, companion).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

socius m ‎(feminine socia, neuter socium); first/second declension

  1. sharing, joining in, partaking, associated
  2. kindred, related, akin
  3. leagued, allied, united, confederate

InflectionEdit

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative socius socia socium sociī sociae socia
genitive sociī sociae sociī sociōrum sociārum sociōrum
dative sociō sociō sociīs
accusative socium sociam socium sociōs sociās socia
ablative sociō sociā sociō sociīs
vocative socie socia socium sociī sociae socia

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DescendantsEdit

NounEdit

socius m ‎(genitive sociī); second declension

  1. partner, sharer, associate
  2. companion, comrade
  3. ally; confederate

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative socius sociī
genitive sociī sociōrum
dative sociō sociīs
accusative socium sociōs
ablative sociō sociīs
vocative socie sociī

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ D. Gary Miller, Latin suffixal derivatives in English and their Indo-European ancestry, 2006. pp.27 & 134