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From Latin jugum, iugum, from Proto-Italic *jugom, from Proto-Indo-European *yugóm, a root shared by iungō(I join). As it does not display the usual expected sound shifts from Latin, some linguists consider it a semi-learned medieval borrowing, while others see it as deriving from a dialectal variant akin to Leonese (and perhaps influenced by the semantically related word uncir). An Old Spanish form jogo, which did undergo the normal phonetic transitions, is attested[1]. Compare the dialectal variants ubio,[2][3], (l)uvio, chuvo, chugo, juvo, cf. also Aragonese chubo, Asturian xugu, Galician xugo, Portuguese jugo. The -v- in some of these forms may represent a Vulgar Latin pronunciation *jŭu(m); compare Old French jou, jof, Friulian jôf, Engadine Romansh giuf, Venetian dóvo, Logudorese Sardinian giuu, yuu.



yugo m (plural yugos)

  1. yoke

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  1. ^ https://www.scribd.com/doc/301961559/Diccionario-critico-etimologico-castellano-e-hispanico-Vol-6-Y-Z
  2. ^ http://diccionariodemilengua.blogspot.co.uk/p/u.html
  3. ^ http://dle.rae.es/?id=b0ZZ1PV