vir-, viri-, virtu-

(Latin: man, manliness, manhood; masculine; husband)

revirescence, revirescent
Return to a youthful or flourishing condition.
Sapientia, virtus, amicitia.
Knowledge, virtue, friendship.

Motto of Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, USA.

One of a body of seven men associated in an office or commission.
Three men.

In ancient Rome, one of a group of three men acting as joint magistrates for some special purpose or function. In Roman history the most famous triumvirate was that of Octavian, Anthony (Antony), and Lepidus in 43 B.C., which was known as the Second Triumvirate to distinguish it from the combination of Caesar, Pompey, and Crassus in 60 B.C., which is known as the First Triumvirate.

In Roman history, one of three magistrates or public officers forming a committee charged with one of the departments of the administration; also, a member of the coalition of Pompey, Caesar, and Crassus, 60 B.C. (first triumvirate), or of the administration of Caesar, Antony, and Lepidus, 43 B.C. (second triumvirate).
1. An office held by three men (triumvirs or triumviri) especially (in ancient Rome) one of several groups of joint magistrates chosen for various purposes, as for establishing colonies, revising the lists of knights, guarding against fires at night, etc.
2. One of three people sharing public administration or civil authority.
Uxor non est sui juris, sed sub potestate viri.
A legal term meaning: A wife is not her own mistress, but is under the power of her husband.
Uxor sequitur domicilium viri.
A legal term meaning: A wife follows the domicile of her husband.
Veritas et virtus.
Truth and virtue.

Motto of Mississippi College, Clinton, Mississippi, USA.

Vir sapit qui pauca loquitur. (Latin statement)
Translation: "That man is wise who talks little."

Alternate translations: "He is a wise man who speaks but little." or "Know when to hold your tongue."

Vir, veritas, vox. (Latin)
Translation: "Man, truth, voice."

Motto of California State Universities and Colleges, California, USA.

1. Originally, a woman having the qualities a man or someone who has masculine strength or spirit; a female warrior.
2. Descriptive of a domineering, violent, or bad-tempered woman.
The qualities or characteristics of a woman who is regarded as being noisy, scolding, and domineering.
A reference to or a descriptive term for a loud-voiced, ill-tempered, scolding woman.

Links to other units that include the topic of "man", "mankind":
andro-; anthropo-; homo-.