uxor

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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • VXSOR (in inscriptions)

Etymology[edit]

Dubious, confer the Sanskrit word वच ‎(vaca).

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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 & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • uxor” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (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