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/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈkɑndʒəɡəl/, /kənˈdʒuːɡəl/

Adjective[edit]

conjugal (not comparable)

  1. Of or relating to marriage, or the relationship of spouses; connubial.
    • 1837, Letitia Elizabeth Landon, Ethel Churchill, volume 2, 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]

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From Latin coniugālis.

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conjugal (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]

From Latin conjugalis, from conjux, from con- (together) + jugum (yoke)

Pronunciation[edit]

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

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conjugal m or f (plural conjugais, not comparable)

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

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  • 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 (plural conjugales)

  1. Obsolete spelling of conyugal

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