mox

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *moḱs, whence also Sanskrit मक्षू (makṣū, fast; early), Avestan 𐬨𐬊𐬱𐬎(mošu, soon, quickly), Irish moch (early).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

mox (not comparable)

  1. soon
    Synonyms: properē, raptim, breviter, brevī, repente
    • Vīve! Mox senex eris
      Live! Soon you will be old
  2. (soon) afterwards, then
  3. as soon as (when followed by ubi, ut or quam)

References[edit]

  • mox”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • mox”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • mox in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • Pokorny, Julius (1959) Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), Bern, München: Francke Verlag