Lu

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Lu

  1. (chemistry) lutetium.

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Clipping of Lucy, Lucille., and similar names.

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Lu

  1. A diminutive of the female given name Lucy and related names.
    • 1950, C. S. Lewis, The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, Fontana Lions, published 1980, →ISBN, page 27:
      "Why?" said Lucy in amazement, "haven't you all been wondering where I was?" "So you've been hiding, have you?" Peter said. "Poor old Lu, hiding and nobody noticed!

Etymology 2[edit]

From Chinese surnames

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Lu (plural Lus)

  1. (countable) A surname from Chinese.
    1. A Chinese surname from ().
    2. A Chinese surname from ().
    3. A Chinese surname from ().
    4. A Chinese surname from ().
    5. A Chinese surname from ().
    6. A Chinese surname from ().
    7. A Chinese surname from 祿 ().
    8. A Chinese surname from ().
    9. A Chinese surname from 鹿 ().

Etymology 3[edit]

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From Mandarin (, ) pronunciation of Chinese ().

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Lu

  1. 魯國鲁国 (Lǔguó); An ancient vassal state of China that existed approximately between 1042–249 BC.

Etymology 4[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Lu

  1. Synonym of Luren (a Chinese language)

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hakka ().

Proper noun[edit]

Lu

  1. a surname from Hakka

Tagalog[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Hokkien (). Doublet of Lou, Loo, Luy, Lew, and Du.

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Lu (Baybayin spelling ᜎᜓ)

  1. a surname from Min Nan of Chinese origin