iugum

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Latin[edit]

bovēs cum iugō (oxen with yoke)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *jugom, from Proto-Indo-European *yugóm.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

iugum n (genitive iugī); second declension

  1. yoke (for oxen) or collar (for a horse)
  2. (by extension) a team of oxen
  3. beam or rail fastened perpendicular to a post
  4. a makeshift archway of three spears under which a vanquished enemy was made to pass in humiliation
  5. Libra (constellation)
  6. (nautical) rower's bench
  7. summit or ridge of a mountain
  8. (figuratively) bond (of slavery, matrimony, etc.)

Inflection[edit]

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative iugum iuga
genitive iugī iugōrum
dative iugō iugīs
accusative iugum iuga
ablative iugō iugīs
vocative iugum iuga

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References[edit]

  • iugum in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879