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EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

lu (uncountable)

  1. Archaic form of loo. (card game)

VerbEdit

lu (third-person singular simple present lus, present participle luing, simple past and past participle lued)

  1. Archaic form of loo. (beat at card game)

Etymology 2Edit

A romanization of Chinese (route)

NounEdit

lu (usually uncountable, plural lus)

  1. (historical) Synonym of route or circuit: an administrative division of imperial China.

ReferencesEdit

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for lu in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

AnagramsEdit


AsturianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *illu, from Latin illum, accusative of ille. Compare Spanish lo.

PronounEdit

lu, la f, lo n

  1. Third-person singular direct object; him, it

BasqueEdit

NounEdit

lu

  1. pussy, vagina

DanishEdit

VerbEdit

lu

  1. imperative of lue

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

lu m (feminine singular lue, masculine plural lus, feminine plural lues)

  1. past participle of lire

FriulianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *illu, from Latin illum. Compare Italian lo.

PronounEdit

lu (third person masculine direct object)

  1. him

Related termsEdit


IdoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Back-formation from ilu (he, him), elu (she, her) and olu (it).

PronounEdit

lu (plural li)

  1. he, him, she, her, it or that
    Me ne konocas se lu es viro o muliero.
    I don't know if he/she is a man or a woman.

Derived termsEdit

  • li (they, them)

Related termsEdit

  • ilu (he, him) (masculine)
  • elu (she, her) (feminine)
  • olu (it) (neuter)

InterlingueEdit

ArticleEdit

lu

  1. the

Usage notesEdit

Used as a definite article to form abstract concepts: lu bon the good.


LojbanEdit

CmavoEdit

lu

  1. begins a quotation containing grammatically valid Lojban text

Usage notesEdit

  • A quotation, started with lu, is ended with li'u.

Related termsEdit

See alsoEdit


MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

lu (Zhuyin ㄌㄨ˙)

  1. Pinyin transcription of

lu

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Usage notesEdit

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

NeapolitanEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

lu

  1. Alternative form of 'u

NovialEdit

PronounEdit

lu (plural lus, accusative lum)

  1. it

Related termsEdit


Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Reduced form of Latin lupus.

NounEdit

lu m (oblique plural lus, nominative singular lus, nominative plural lu)

  1. wolf

SicilianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *illu, from Latin illum, from ille.

ArticleEdit

lu m sg (plural li)

  1. (definite article) the

Related termsEdit

Sicilian articles
Masculine Feminine
indefinite singular un, nu na
definite singular lu, û la, â
definite plural li, î li, î

See alsoEdit


Tocharian AEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably from Proto-Indo-European *luhxeh₂, through a Proto-Tocharian *luwā-. Compare Tocharian B luwo. May be distantly related to Old Church Slavonic lovъ (lovŭ, chase), Serbo-Croatian lõv (chase; game animal); compare also Ancient Greek λέων (léōn).

NounEdit

lu

  1. animal

VepsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *luu, from Proto-Uralic *luwe.

NounEdit

lu

  1. bone

InflectionEdit

Inflection of lu
nominative sing. lu
genitive sing. lun
partitive sing. lud
partitive plur. luid
singular plural
nominative lu lud
accusative lun lud
genitive lun luiden
partitive lud luid
essive-instructive lun luin
translative luks luikš
inessive lus luiš
elative luspäi luišpäi
illative  ? luihe
adessive lul luil
ablative lulpäi luilpäi
allative lule luile
abessive luta luita
comitative lunke luidenke
prolative ludme luidme
approximative I lunno luidenno
approximative II lunnoks luidennoks
egressive lunnopäi luidennopäi
terminative I  ? luihesai
terminative II lulesai luilesai
terminative III lussai
additive I  ? luihepäi
additive II lulepäi luilepäi

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Zajceva, N. G.; Mullonen, M. I. (2007), “кость”, in Uz’ venä-vepsläine vajehnik / Novyj russko-vepsskij slovarʹ [New Russian–Veps Dictionary], Petrozavodsk: Periodika

ZazakiEdit

NounEdit

lu ?

  1. fox (Vulpes vulpes)