LatinEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Italic *jowos, from Proto-Indo-European *yews- (ritual purity; supreme justice).

NounEdit

iūs n (genitive iūris); third declension

  1. law, right, duty
    Jus summum saepe summa est malitia (The highest law is often the greatest roguery) — Terence Heautontimorumenos 4.5.43 (translation Benham's Book of Quotations 1948)
  2. court of law
InflectionEdit

Third declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative iūs iūra
genitive iūris iūrum
dative iūrī iūribus
accusative iūs iūra
ablative iūre iūribus
vocative iūs iūra
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Etymology 2Edit

Akin to Proto-Germanic *justaz (whence Old Norse ostr), Common Slavic *juha.

NounEdit

iūs n (genitive iūris); third declension

  1. gravy
  2. broth
  3. sauce
DescendantsEdit
Last modified on 14 April 2014, at 17:15