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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *lewk-. Compare with male luminātus (short-sighted), from the same root.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

luscus (feminine lusca, neuter luscum); first/second declension

  1. one-eyed
  2. with one eye shut (i.e. taking aim)
  3. half blind

InflectionEdit

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative luscus lusca luscum luscī luscae lusca
genitive luscī luscae luscī luscōrum luscārum luscōrum
dative luscō luscō luscīs
accusative luscum luscam luscum luscōs luscās lusca
ablative luscō luscā luscō luscīs
vocative lusce lusca luscum luscī luscae lusca

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • luscus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • luscus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “luscus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • luscus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • luscus in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray