duco uxorem

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From dūco ‎(I lead) and uxōrem, the accusative form of uxor ‎(a wife); "to lead a wife".

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈduː.koː ukˈsoː.rem/, [ˈduː.koː ʊkˈsoː.rẽ]

Verb[edit]

dūcō uxōrem ‎(present infinitive dūcere uxōrem, perfect active dūxī uxōrem, supine ductum uxōrem); third conjugation, irregular short imperative

  1. (of a woman) I marry; I take as a wife, I lead a wife home
  2. (in comic poets) I take prostitutes home

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