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lues

See also: lũes

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin lues (plague).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lues (uncountable)

  1. (dated, medicine) A plague or disease, especially syphilis.
    • 1819, Lord Byron, Don Juan, I:
      And which in ravage the more loathsome evil is— / Their real lues, or our pseudo-syphilis?
    • 1983, Lawrence Durrell, Sebastian, Faber & Faber 2004 (Avignon Quintet), p. 1031:
      There seemed to be no history of lues or any other family illness in the background.

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DanishEdit

NounEdit

lues c

  1. genitive singular indefinite of lue

FrenchEdit

VerbEdit

lues

  1. feminine plural form of the past participle of lire

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LatinEdit

VerbEdit

luēs

  1. second-person singular future active indicative of luō

LuxembourgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

lues (masculine luesen, feminine lues, neuter luest)

  1. quiet
  2. slow

DeclensionEdit

AdverbEdit

lues

  1. quietly
  2. slowly

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin lues.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /lǔes/
  • Hyphenation: lu‧es

NounEdit

lùes m (Cyrillic spelling лу̀ес)

  1. lues

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • lues” in Hrvatski jezični portal