ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈlu.ko/, [ˈl̺uːko]
  • Rhymes: -uko
  • Hyphenation: lù‧co

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin lūcus (grove sacred to a deity), from Old Latin loucos, from Proto-Indo-European *lowkós (open space, clearing), derived from the root *lewk- (bright).
Cognates include English lea (meadow), Hindi लोक (lok, public” ← “world), Lithuanian laũkas (field).

NounEdit

luco m (plural luchi)

  1. A small grove, particularly:
    1. (Ancient Rome) A grove sacred to the gods.

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

luco

  1. first-person singular present indicative of lucere

AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

NounEdit

lūcō

  1. dative singular of lūcus
  2. ablative singular of lūcus

Tetelcingo NahuatlEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish loco.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

luco

  1. crazy

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Brewer, Forrest; Brewer, Jean G. (1962) Vocabulario mexicano de Tetelcingo, Morelos: Castellano-mexicano, mexicano-castellano (Serie de vocabularios indígenas Mariano Silva y Aceves; 8)‎[1] (in Spanish), México, D.F.: El Instituto Lingüístico de Verano en coordinación con la Secretaría de Educación Pública a través de la Dirección General de Internados de Enseñanza Primaria y Educación Indígena, published 1971, page 139