conjugal

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French conjugal, from Latin coniugālis (con- + iugum ('yoke')).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈkɒndʒʊɡəl/
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  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈkɑnd͡ʒəɡəl/, /kənˈd͡ʒuːɡəl/

Adjective[edit]

conjugal (not comparable)

  1. Of or relating to marriage, or the relationship of spouses; connubial.
    • 1837, L[etitia] E[lizabeth] L[andon], “An Act of Parliament”, in Ethel Churchill: Or, The Two Brides. [], volume II, London: Henry Colburn, [], →OCLC, page 189:
      "Lawgivers were never more mistaken," said Lady Mary, "than when they ordained that the conjugal tie should last through life for better and worse; the last injunction being strictly complied with. There should be septennial marriages, as well as septennial parliaments!"

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin coniugālis.

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Adjective[edit]

conjugal m or f (masculine and feminine plural conjugals)

  1. conjugal

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin coniugālis.

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conjugal (feminine conjugale, masculine plural conjugaux, feminine plural conjugales)

  1. conjugal

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin coniugālis, from coniux, from con- (together) + iugum (yoke).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Rhymes: -al, -aw
  • Hyphenation: con‧ju‧gal

Adjective[edit]

conjugal m or f (plural conjugais, not comparable)

  1. conjugal (of, or relating to marriage, or the relationship of spouses)

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Further reading[edit]

  • conjugal” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French conjugal.

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conjugal m or n (feminine singular conjugală, masculine plural conjugali, feminine and neuter plural conjugale)

  1. conjugal

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Spanish[edit]

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conjugal m or f (masculine and feminine plural conjugales)

  1. Obsolete spelling of conyugal

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