-lu

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Aromanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *illu, from Latin ille. Compare Romanian -l, -ul.

Suffix[edit]

-lu m/n

  1. (definite article) the (masculine/neuter singular, nominative and accusative) (e.g. om (man) + ‎-lu → ‎omlu (the man), lup (wolf) + ‎-lu → ‎luplu (the wolf))

Related terms[edit]

  • -a (feminine singular nominative and accusative)

Greenlandic[edit]

Enclitic[edit]

-lu

  1. and
    • 1992, Erik Münster (quoting anonymous), "Kinguaassiuutikkut nappaataava", Atuagagdliutit
      Siggunni seerisut tassaapput herpes taakkulu qallunaatut taaguutit nuannarineqartut "forkølelses- imlt. kyssesår" atorneqarput, kiinami tinupasunut seerisunut, pingaartumik siggunni.
      ["Leakings/leakers"? (seerivoq + -toq)] on the mouth are herpes, and the Danish popular [probably a mistranslation of populær, which also means "widely used"] terms "forkølelses- or kyssesår" are used about leaking lumps in the face, especially on the mouth.

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Turkish[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-lu

  1. Alternative form of -li
    Uyruklu olur olmaz pasaport alacağım.
    As soon as I am a citizen of (this country), I will buy a passport.