FijianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Oceanic, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *luaq (compare Malay luah).

VerbEdit

lua

  1. to vomit

HawaiianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Eastern Polynesian *rua, from Proto-Nuclear Polynesian *rua, from Proto-Polynesian *rua, from Proto-Oceanic *rua, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *dua, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *dua, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *duha, from Proto-Austronesian *duSa.

NumeralEdit

lua

  1. (cardinal) two
  2. (ordinal) second
  3. double
Related termsEdit

NounEdit

lua

  1. duplicate
  2. companion
  3. a traditional Hawaiian type of fighting

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Eastern Polynesian, from Proto-Nuclear Polynesian, from Proto-Polynesian, from Proto-Oceanic, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian (compare Malay lubang).

NounEdit

lua

  1. pit, hole
  2. toilet

IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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NounEdit

lua m (genitive lua)

  1. mention, reference

DeclensionEdit

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OccitanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lua f (plural luas)

  1. (Gascony) moon

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese lũa, from Latin lūna (moon), from Proto-Indo-European *lewksnā, from *lewk- (to shine; bright).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lua f (plural luas)

  1. moon
    lua-de-melhoneymoon

See alsoEdit

  • luar m
  • luarento m

DescendantsEdit


RomanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (regional, Banat) luva

EtymologyEdit

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. Cf. also Vulgar Latin *ablevāre, whence possibly Friulian jevâ, Albanian blej.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

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.

ConjugationEdit

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SamoanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Polynesian *rua, from Proto-Oceanic *rua, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *dua, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *dua, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *duha, from Proto-Austronesian *duSa.

NumeralEdit

lua

  1. (cardinal) two

WallisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Polynesian *rua, from Proto-Oceanic *rua, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *dua, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *dua, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *duha, from Proto-Austronesian *duSa.

NumeralEdit

lua

  1. (cardinal) two
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