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EtymologyEdit

From com- + nūbō (I marry).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cōnūbium n (genitive cōnūbiī or cōnūbī); second declension

  1. marriage, wedlock
  2. (in the plural) ceremony of marriage
  3. (poetic) sexual union; confer coniugium
  4. (of plants) an engrafting

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative cōnūbium cōnūbia
Genitive cōnūbiī
cōnūbī1
cōnūbiōrum
Dative cōnūbiō cōnūbiīs
Accusative cōnūbium cōnūbia
Ablative cōnūbiō cōnūbiīs
Vocative cōnūbium cōnūbia

1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).

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DescendantsEdit

  • English: connubial (via connūbiālis)
  • Italian: connubio

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