lues

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin lues ‎(plague).

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NounEdit

lues ‎(uncountable)

  1. (dated, medicine) A plague or disease, especially syphilis.
    • 1819, Lord Byron, Don Juan, I:
      And which in ravage the more loathsome evil is— / Their real lues, or our pseudo-syphilis?
    • 1983, Lawrence Durrell, Sebastian, Faber & Faber 2004 (Avignon Quintet), p. 1031:
      There seemed to be no history of lues or any other family illness in the background.

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VerbEdit

lues

  1. feminine plural of the past participle of lire

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Perhaps from luō ‎(wash).

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NounEdit

luēs f ‎(genitive luis); third declension

  1. plague, pestilence, epidemic
  2. (figuratively) plague, misfortune
  3. (New Latin) a disease, chiefly syphilis

DeclensionEdit

Third declension.

Case Singular
nominative luēs
genitive luis
dative luī
accusative luem
ablative lue
vocative luēs

VerbEdit

luēs

  1. second-person singular future active indicative of luō

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LuxembourgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

lues ‎(masculine luesen, feminine lues, neuter luest)

  1. quiet
  2. slow

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AdverbEdit

lues

  1. quietly
  2. slowly

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin lues.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /lǔes/
  • Hyphenation: lu‧es

NounEdit

lùes m ‎(Cyrillic spelling лу̀ес)

  1. lues

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ReferencesEdit

  • lues” in Hrvatski jezični portal
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