luceo

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Etymology[edit]

Derived from Latin lūx (light)[1] or from Proto-Indo-European *lowk-eyo-, a verb that is derived from Proto-Indo-European *lewk-[2].

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Verb[edit]

present active lūceō, present infinitive lūcēre, perfect active luxī (no passive)

  1. I shine
  2. (of the day) I dawn, become light
  3. I show through; I become visible
  4. I am conspicuous, apparent, evident

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References[edit]

  1. ^ “lucere” in: Alberto Nocentini, Alessandro Parenti, “l'Etimologico — Vocabolario della lingua italiana”, Le Monnier, 2010, ISBN 978-88-00-20781-2
  2. ^ Edward A. Roberts, Bárbara Pastor, Diccionario etimológico indoeuropeo de la lengua española, Alianza Editorial 2009, ISBN 978-84-206-5252-8