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Fijian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Oceanic, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *luaq (compare Malay luah).

Verb[edit]

lua

  1. to vomit

Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Eastern Polynesian *rua, from Proto-Nuclear Polynesian *rua, from Proto-Polynesian *rua, from Proto-Oceanic *rua, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *dua, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *dua, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *duha, from Proto-Austronesian *duSa.

Numeral[edit]

lua

  1. (cardinal) two
  2. (ordinal) second
  3. double
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Noun[edit]

lua

  1. duplicate
  2. companion
  3. a traditional Hawaiian type of fighting

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Eastern Polynesian, from Proto-Nuclear Polynesian, from Proto-Polynesian, from Proto-Oceanic, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian (compare Malay lubang).

Noun[edit]

lua

  1. pit, hole
  2. toilet

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

lua m (genitive lua)

  1. mention, reference

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Occitan[edit]

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Noun[edit]

lua f (plural luas)

  1. (Gascony) moon

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese lũa, from Latin lūna (moon), from Proto-Indo-European *lewksnā, from *lewk- (to shine; bright).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lua f (plural luas)

  1. moon
    lua-de-melhoneymoon

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Romanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (regional, Banat) luva

Etymology[edit]

From older luva, from Latin levāre (to lift), present active infinitive of levō. Compare Aromanian ljeau, Dalmatian levur. The loss of the initial 'l' in some forms of the verb also occurs in such words as ierta, iepure, etc. Cf. also Vulgar Latin *ablevāre, whence possibly Friulian jevâ, Albanian blej.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

a lua (third-person singular present ia, past participle luat1st conj.

  1. to take
    dori iau prânzul cu tine.
    I would like to have lunch with you.
    Ia- cu tine.
    Take me with you.

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Samoan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *rua, from Proto-Oceanic *rua, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *dua, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *dua, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *duha, from Proto-Austronesian *duSa.

Numeral[edit]

lua

  1. (cardinal) two

Wallisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *rua, from Proto-Oceanic *rua, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *dua, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *dua, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *duha, from Proto-Austronesian *duSa.

Numeral[edit]

lua

  1. (cardinal) two