lude

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English lude (noise, clamor, sound), from Old English hlȳd (noise, sound, tumult, disturbance, dissension), from Proto-Germanic *hlūdijō (sound), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱlewe- (to hear). Cognate with Scots lood, luid (sound, noise, tone, voice), Dutch geluid (sound), German Laut (sound), Swedish ljud (sound), Icelandic hljóð (sound).

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Noun[edit]

lude (plural luden)

  1. (obsolete) Sound, noise, clamor
    Þa hunten wenden æfter mid muchelen heora lude.Layamon's Brut
    Þa luden heo iherden of þan Rom-leoden.Layamon's Brut

Etymology 2[edit]

From Quaalude

Noun[edit]

lude (plural ludes)

  1. A pill containing the drug methaqualone

Etymology 3[edit]

From Prelude

Noun[edit]

lude (plural ludes)

  1. A model of car

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse lúta.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /luːdə/, [ˈluːðə]

Verb[edit]

lude (imperative lud, infinitive at lude, present tense luder, past tense ludede, past participle har ludet)

  1. lout, stoop

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Finnish[edit]

(index lu)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlude(ʔ)/
  • Hyphenation: lu‧de
  • Rhymes: -e

Noun[edit]

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lude

  1. a bedbug
  2. a bug (an insect of the order Hemiptera)

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

lūde

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of lūdō