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EtymologyEdit

Feminine of spōnsus.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

spōnsa f (genitive spōnsae); first declension

  1. bride
  2. fiancée (betrothed woman)

InflectionEdit

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative spōnsa spōnsae
genitive spōnsae spōnsārum
dative spōnsae spōnsīs
accusative spōnsam spōnsās
ablative spōnsā spōnsīs
vocative spōnsa spōnsae

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • sponsa in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • sponsa in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “sponsa”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • sponsa” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • sponsa in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • sponsa in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

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VerbEdit

sponsa

  1. simple past of sponse
  2. past participle of sponse