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- I mourn, grieve, lament.
Beati, qui lugent: quoniam ipsi consolabuntur.
- Blessed are they who mourn, for they shall be comforted. — Vulgate, Mt 5, 5
- Please note that there is a disagreement over whether or not there is a macron on the third and fourth principal parts for the first syllable and for the subsequent verb forms from these (lūxī for luxī and lūctum for luctum).