uxor

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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • uxsor (in inscriptions)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *uksōr.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

uxor f (genitive uxōris); third declension

  1. a wife, a spouse, a consort

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Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative uxor uxōrēs
genitive uxōris uxōrum
dative uxōrī uxōribus
accusative uxōrem uxōrēs
ablative uxōre uxōribus
vocative uxor uxōrēs

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References[edit]

  • uxor in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • uxor in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • uxor” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to marry (of the man): ducere uxorem
    • to be a married man: uxorem habere (Verr. 3. 33. 76)
    • to separate from, divorce (of the man): divortium facere cum uxore
    • with wife and child: cum uxoribus et liberis
  • uxor in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers