lacu

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See also: lāču

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

lacū

  1. ablative singular of lacus

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *lakō, *lakiz (stream, pool, water aggregation", originally "ditch, drainage, seep), from Proto-Germanic *lakjaną (to water, wet, irrigate, drain), causative of Proto-Germanic *lekaną (to leak, drain), from Proto-Indo-European *leǵ- (to leak). Cognate with Old Saxon laca (in placenames, lake, stream, brook), Old High German lacha (pool, water collected in a ditch, swamp), Middle Dutch lāke (pond, lake, stream, brook), Middle Low German lāke (water pooled in a riverbed), Old Norse lækr (slow flowing stream), Old English leċċan (to make wet, moisten), Old Norse leka (to drip, leak). More at leak.

Noun[edit]

lacu f

  1. pool, pond
  2. expanse of water, lake
  3. stream, watercourse

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Sicilian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin lacus.

Noun[edit]

lacu m

  1. lake