See also: Luz, luź, and Lūž

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Hebrew 'לוז'

NounEdit

luz

 
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  1. A small bone in the human spinal column, believed in Muslim and Jewish traditions to be the indestructible bone from which the body will be rebuilt at the time of resurrection.

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luz f

  1. light

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GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese luz, from Latin lūcem, accusative of lūx, from Proto-Italic *louks, from the Proto-Indo-European root *lewk- (white; light; bright).

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luz f (plural luces)

  1. light

PolishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From German lose, from Old High German lōs.

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luz m inan (diminutive luzik)

  1. A spacious place.
  2. (colloquial) free time, leisure
  3. (colloquial) ease (freedom from effort, difficulty or hardship)
    Synonym: swoboda
  4. (colloquial) margin (in machine learning: distance from the data point to a decision boundary)
    Synonym: marża
  5. (colloquial, automotive) idle (running a vehicle's engine when the vehicle is not in motion)
    Synonym: bieg jałowy

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Further readingEdit

  • luz in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • luz in Polish dictionaries at PWN

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese luz, from Latin lūcem, accusative of lūx, from Proto-Italic *louks, from the Proto-Indo-European root *lewk- (white; light; bright). Compare the borrowed doublet lux.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

luz f (plural luzes)

  1. light (medium within which vision is possible)
    • 1915, Alberto Caeiro (Fernando Pessoa), “É noite”:
      É noite. A noite é muito escura. Numa casa a uma grande distancia. Brilha a luz d'uma janella.
      It's night. The night is very dark. In a house a great distance away. The light from a window shines.
  2. light; light source (object that emits light)
  3. (figurative) light; enlightenment (knowledge about things as they really are)
  4. (colloquial) electricity

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SpanishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Spanish luz, from Latin lūcem, accusative of lūx, from Proto-Italic *louks, from the Proto-Indo-European root *lewk- (white; light; bright). Compare the borrowed doublet lux.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

luz f (plural luces)

  1. light
  2. (anatomy) lumen
  3. (figurative, usually in the plural) brightness, intelligence
    Vas a llegar con menos luces.
    You're going to get there with less intellect.
  4. (figurative) focus, point of view, understanding
    Debes verlo bajo una nueva luz.
    You must see it from a new point of view.
  5. (electricity) electric power
    Se fue la luz.
    There is a blackout.
    (literally, “Light (power) went or is gone.”)

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