sodalis

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From earlier suodālis, from Proto-Italic *sweðālis, equivalent to suescō (I am used to) with the suffix -ālis. Compare Ancient Greek ἧλιξ (hêlix).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sodālis m or f (genitive sodālis); third declension

  1. companion, mate, fellow, intimate, comrade, crony
    Synonyms: amīcus, necessārius, comes, concordia
  2. accomplice, conspirator
    Synonym: coniūrātus

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun (i-stem, ablative singular in ).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative sodālis sodālēs
Genitive sodālis sodālium
Dative sodālī sodālibus
Accusative sodālem sodālēs
sodālīs
Ablative sodālī sodālibus
Vocative sodālis sodālēs

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • sodalis”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • sodalis”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • sodalis in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7)‎[1], Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN