lues

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin lues (plague).

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Noun[edit]

lues (uncountable)

  1. (dated, medicine) A plague or disease, especially syphilis.
    • 1819, Lord Byron, Don Juan, I:
      And which in ravage the more loathsome evil is— / Their real lues, or our pseudo-syphilis?
    • 1983, Lawrence Durrell, Sebastian, Faber & Faber 2004 (Avignon Quintet), p. 1031:
      There seemed to be no history of lues or any other family illness in the background.

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Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

lues c

  1. genitive singular indefinite of lue

French[edit]

Verb[edit]

lues

  1. feminine plural past participle of lire

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

luēs

  1. second-person singular future active indicative of luō

Luxembourgish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

lues

  1. quiet
  2. slow

Declension[edit]

Adverb[edit]

lues

  1. quietly
  2. slowly

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin lues.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lǔes/
  • Hyphenation: lu‧es

Noun[edit]

lùes m (Cyrillic spelling лу̀ес)

  1. lues

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • lues” in Hrvatski jezični portal