LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Latin loucos, from Proto-Indo-European *lówkos (open space, clearing), which is derived from the root *lewk- (bright).
Cognates include Proto-Germanic *lauhaz (clearing), Sanskrit लोक (loka, free space).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lūcus m (genitive lūcī); second declension

  1. A grove sacred to a deity
  2. (poetic) a wood

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative lūcus lūcī
Genitive lūcī lūcōrum
Dative lūcō lūcīs
Accusative lūcum lūcōs
Ablative lūcō lūcīs
Vocative lūce lūcī

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Italian: luco
  • Italian: Lugano
  • Lombard: Lugan
  • Galician: Lugo

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