See also: & uxor

InterlinguaEdit

NounEdit

uxor (plural uxores)

  1. wife

LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Italic *uksōr which is of unknown origin.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

uxor f (genitive uxōris); third declension

  1. a wife, a spouse, a consort

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative uxor uxōrēs
Genitive uxōris uxōrum
Dative uxōrī uxōribus
Accusative uxōrem uxōrēs
Ablative uxōre uxōribus
Vocative uxor uxōrēs

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Aromanian: ãnsor
  • Interlingua: uxor
  • Old French: oissor
  • Romanian: însura

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • 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 Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • 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