sponsus

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From spondeō (vow, pledge).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

spōnsus m (genitive spōnsī); second declension

  1. A groom
  2. A fiancé

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative spōnsus spōnsī
Genitive spōnsī spōnsōrum
Dative spōnsō spōnsīs
Accusative spōnsum spōnsōs
Ablative spōnsō spōnsīs
Vocative spōnse spōnsī

DescendantsEdit

  • Asturian: esposu
  • Catalan: espòs
  • Friulian: spôs
  • Galician: esposo
  • German: Gespons
  • Ido: spozo
  • Italian: sposo

NounEdit

spōnsus m (genitive spōnsūs); fourth declension

  1. A bail, surety

DeclensionEdit

Fourth-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative spōnsus spōnsūs
Genitive spōnsūs spōnsuum
Dative spōnsuī spōnsibus
Accusative spōnsum spōnsūs
Ablative spōnsū spōnsibus
Vocative spōnsus spōnsūs

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • 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