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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *sweḱruh₂- (woman's mother-in-law) (compare *swéḱuros (woman's father-in-law)).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

socrus f (genitive socrūs); fourth declension

  1. mother-in-law
  2. vocative singular of socrus

socrūs

  1. nominative plural of socrus
  2. genitive singular of socrus
  3. accusative plural of socrus
  4. vocative plural of socrus

Usage notesEdit

Originally also masculine and used to mean either father-in-law or mother-in-law.

InflectionEdit

Fourth declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative socrus socrūs
genitive socrūs socruum
dative socruī socribus
accusative socrum socrūs
ablative socrū socribus
vocative socrus socrūs

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