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lua m ‎(genitive singular lua)

  1. mention, reference

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From Latin lūna.

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lua f (plural luas)

  1. (Gascony) moon

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese lũa, from Latin lūna ‎(moon), from Old Latin losna, from Proto-Italic *louksnā, from Proto-Indo-European *lowksneh₂, which is derived from Proto-Indo-European *lewk-.

Cognate with Galician lúa, Catalan lluna, French lune, Italian luna, Occitan luna, Romanian lună and Spanish luna.

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lua f (plural luas)

  1. moon (largest natural satellite of planet Earth)
    Hoje, a lua está muito brilhante.
    The moon is very bright tonight.
  2. (astronomy) moon (any substantially sized natural satellite of a planet)
    Marte tem duas luas, Fobos e Deimos.
    Mars has two moons, Phobos and Deimos.

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  • (regional, Banat) luva

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From older luva, from Latin levāre ‎(to lift), present active infinitive of levō. Compare Aromanian ljeau, Dalmatian levur. The loss of the initial 'l' in some forms of the verb also occurs in such words as ierta, iepure, etc. Compare also Vulgar Latin *ablevāre, whence possibly Friulian jevâ, Albanian blej.

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a lua ‎(third-person singular present ia, past participle luat1st conj.

  1. To take.
    dori iau prânzul cu tine.
    I would like to have lunch with you.
    Ia- cu tine.
    Take me with you.

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