Dibabawon ManoboEdit

NounEdit

lùà

  1. tear; teardrop

FijianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

VerbEdit

lua

  1. to vomit

Guinea-Bissau CreoleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese lua. Cognate with Kabuverdianu lua.

NounEdit

lua

  1. moon

HawaiianEdit

Hawaiian cardinal numbers
 <  1 2 3  > 
    Cardinal : lua

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. two
  2. second
  3. double
Related termsEdit

NounEdit

lua

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

Etymology 2Edit

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

NounEdit

lua

  1. pit, hole
  2. toilet

IdoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From lu +‎ -a.

PronunciationEdit

DeterminerEdit

lua

  1. Third-person singular possessive pronoun for non-subject referents of any gender; his, her or its; their (singular).

Usage notesEdit

Lua is widely used in Ido, and not exclusively when a gendered possessive determiner is inappropriate, but also in order to avoid repetition depending on the user's preferences.

HyponymsEdit


IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

NounEdit

lua m (genitive singular as substantive lua, genitive as verbal noun luaite)

  1. verbal noun of luaigh
  2. mention; citation, reference

DeclensionEdit

As verbal noun

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • "lua" in Foclóir Gaeilge–Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Entries containing “lua” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “lua” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

KabuverdianuEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese lua.

NounEdit

lua

  1. moon

NiuatoputapuEdit

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. two

OccitanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Occitan, from Latin lūna.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lua f (plural luas)

  1. (Gascony) moon

PortugueseEdit

 
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lua

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese lũa, from Latin lūna (moon), from Old Latin losna, from Proto-Italic *louksnā, from Proto-Indo-European *lówksneh₂, 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.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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.

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • English: Lua

See alsoEdit


PukapukanEdit

Pukapukan cardinal numbers
 <  1 2 3  > 
    Cardinal : lua
    Ordinal : lua

Etymology 1Edit

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

NumeralEdit

lua

  1. two
  2. second

Derived termsEdit

  • tokalua (pair, partner, couple)

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Polynesian *lua, from Proto-Oceanic *luaŋ, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *luaŋ, doublet of *lubaŋ and *ʀuqaŋ.

NounEdit

lua

  1. hole, pit, cave
    Te lua nā i te tongi ma te wōwonu.
    That hole is big and deep.
  2. tomb, grave
  3. path of the sun across the sky, thought of as a hole.

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit


RomanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • luva (regional, Banat)

EtymologyEdit

From older luva, from Latin levāre (to lift), present active infinitive of levō. Compare Aromanian ljeau, loari, Dalmatian levur, Portuguese levar, Neapolitan luvà. 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.

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

Derived termsEdit


SamoanEdit

Samoan cardinal numbers
 <  1 2 3  > 
    Cardinal : lua

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. two

TuvaluanEdit

Tuvaluan cardinal numbers
 <  1 2 3  > 
    Cardinal : lua

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. 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. two