lac

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Portuguese laca from Persian لاک (lāk) from Hindi लाख (lākh) from Sanskrit लाक्षा (lākṣā).

Noun[edit]

lac (countable and uncountable, plural lacs)

  1. A resinous substance produced mainly on the banyan tree by the female of Coccus lacca, a scale-shaped insect.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Urdu لاکھ; Hindi लाख (lākh); Sanskrit लक्षं (lakṣaṇ).

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Noun[edit]

lac (plural lacs)

  1. One hundred thousand (commonly used in Pakistan and India).
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Aromanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin lacus.

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lac

  1. lake

Dalmatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin lacus.

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lac m

  1. lake

French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French lac, from Latin lacus (lake), from Proto-Italic *lakus, from Proto-Indo-European *lokus (lake, pool). Compare Aragonese laco, Catalan llac, Esperanto lago, Italian lago, Maltese lag, Portuguese lago, Romanian lac, Sardinian lagu, Spanish lago.

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lac m (plural lacs)

  1. lake

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Jèrriais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin lacus.

Noun[edit]

lac m (plural lacs)

  1. (geography) lake

Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ǵlákts (gen. *ǵlaktós) (compare Greek γάλα (gála) ‘milk’, Old Armenian կաթն (katʿn), Albanian dhallë ‘buttermilk’, Waigali zōr ‘milk’, Hittite galaktar ‘balm, resin’).

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Noun[edit]

lac n (genitive lactis); third declension

  1. milk
    Cum lacte nutricis. — With the nurse's milk.
  2. for something sweet, pleasant
    In melle sunt linguae sitae nostrae atque orationes, lacteque; corda felle sunt lita.
    Ut mentes ... satiari velut quodam jucundioris disciplinae lacte patiantur.
  3. milky juice
    Lac herbae.Milk of a plant.
    cum lacte veneni. — with poisonous milk.
    Tenero dum lacte, quod intro est.
  4. (poetic) milk-white color
    • Candidus taurus ... una fuit labes; cetera lactis erant, Ov. A. A. 1, 290 .

Inflection[edit]

Third declension neuter i-stem.

Number Singular
nominative lac
genitive lactis
dative lactī
accusative lac
ablative lacte
vocative lac

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Rafsi[edit]

lac

  1. rafsi of lacri.

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Proto-Germanic *laiką from *laiko- (play). Cognates include Old Norse leikr (whence Danish leg (game)), Gothic 𐌻𐌰𐌹𐌺𐍃 (laiks, dance).

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lāc n, f

  1. play, sport
  2. battle, strife
  3. gift, offering, sacrifice, booty; message
    • Hie drihtne lac begen brohton.
      They both brought an offering to the Lord.

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when neuter
when feminine

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin lacus (lake).

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lac m (oblique plural las, nominative singular las, nominative plural lac)

  1. lake

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *laggo-, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)leh₁g-.

Adjective[edit]

lac

  1. weak, feeble
  2. (hair) soft, smooth

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin lacus (lake), from Proto-Italic *lakus, from Proto-Indo-European *lokus (lake, pool). Compare Aragonese laco, Catalan llac, Esperanto lago, French lac, Italian lago, Maltese lag, Portuguese lago, Sardinian lagu, Spanish lago.

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lac n (plural lacuri)

  1. lake

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Romansch[edit]

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lac m

  1. paint

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