前缀bi-, 二。词根gam, 结婚，见monogamy, 一夫一妻制。
- bigamy (n.)
- "state of having two wives or husbands at the same time," mid-13c., from Old French bigamie (13c.), from Church Latin bigamia, from Late Latin bigamus "twice married," a hybrid from bi- "double" (see bi-) + Greek gamos "marrying" (see gamete). The Greek word was digamos "twice married."
Bigamie is unkinde ðing, On engleis tale, twie-wifing. [c. 1250]In Middle English, also of two successive marriages or marrying a widow.
- 1. He was sentenced to one year's imprisonment for committing bigamy.
- 2. It developed that he had another wife living and his indictment for bigamy followed.
- 3. Bigamy lightened the horizon of his shadowy thoughts for a moment.
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- 4. Do you know the punishment for bigamy? Two mothers - in - law !
- [重婚罪]的惩罚为何? 便是拥有两个 丈母娘!
- 5. Indian law, however , prohibits bigamy and makes divorce a complicated procedure.
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