See also: Lue, Luè, lüe, lüè, , , lüě, -lü, and łue

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Of uncertain origin.[1]

VerbEdit

lue (third-person singular simple present lues, present participle luing, simple past and past participle lued)

  1. (mining, dialect, transitive) To sift using a sieve, particularly in mining tin or silver.
    • 1674, John Ray, A Collection of English Words, Not Generally Used, p. 116:
      Cardiganshire... That which is thus Buddled they lue with a thick hair sieve close wrought in a tub of water.
    • 1674, John Ray, A Collection of English Words, Not Generally Used, p. 122:
      Cornwall... The fine [sc. tin] is lewed in a fine sierce.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "lue | lew, v." in the Oxford English Dictionary (1903), Oxford: Oxford University Press.

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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse logi, from Proto-Germanic *leuhtą (light), from Proto-Indo-European *lewktom, from the root *lewk- (light). Compare German Lohe, Swedish låga, Old English līeġ

NounEdit

lue c (singular definite luen, plural indefinite luer)

  1. flame
  2. tuque, (a knit cap)

InflectionEdit

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VerbEdit

lue (imperative lu, infinitive at lue, present tense luer, past tense luede, perfect tense har luet)

  1. flame

FinnishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈlueˣ/, [ˈlue̞(ʔ)]
  • Rhymes: -ue
  • Syllabification: lu‧e

VerbEdit

lue

  1. Indicative present connegative form of lukea.
    (Minä) en/ (Sinä) et/ Hän ei/ (Me) emme/ (Te) ette/ He eivät lue.
    I/You/We/You/They don't / She/He doesn't read.
  2. Second-person singular imperative present form of lukea.
    Lue!
    Read!
  3. Second-person singular imperative present connegative form of lukea.
    Älä lue!
    Don't read!

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FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ly/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

lue

  1. feminine singular of the past participle of lire

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin luēs (plague, pestilence).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈlu.e/
  • Rhymes: -ue
  • Hyphenation: lù‧e

NounEdit

lue f (invariable)

  1. (medicine) Synonym of sifilide (syphilis)
  2. (figuratively, literary) plague, misfortune
  3. (poetic) an evil person
    • 1516, Ludovico Ariosto, Orlando Furioso [Raging Roland]‎[1], Venice: Printed by Gabriel Giolito, published 1551, Canto VII, page 25:
      La ſopraueſta di color di ſabbia ¶ Su l'arme hauea la maledetta lue
      The damned villain had a sand-colored overgarment over his arms

LatinEdit

NounEdit

lue

  1. ablative singular of luēs

VerbEdit

lue

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of luō

Norwegian BokmålEdit

NounEdit

lue f or m (definite singular lua or luen, indefinite plural luer, definite plural luene)

  1. beanie

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