luctor

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *lugsos, from *leug (bend, twist). Cognates include Ancient Greek λύγος (lúgos), Lithuanian lugnas, and Old Norse lykna.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

present active luctor, present infinitive luctārī, perfect active luctātus sum (deponent)

  1. I struggle, wrestle, fight.

Inflection[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • lucta (Post Classical and Vulgar Latin)

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

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