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See also: lucius
Latin Lūcius, a common Roman praenomen deriving from lux (“light”).
- A male given name from Latin; rather rare in English.
- 1611, The Holy Bible, […] (King James Version), London: […] Robert Barker, […], →OCLC, Acts 13:1:
- Now there were in the church that was at Antioch certain prophets and teachers; as Barnabas, and Simeon that was called Niger, and Lucius of Cyrene, and Manaen, which had been brought up with Herod the tetrarch, and Saul.
- 2012, Dan Hassler-Forest, Capitalist Superheroes: Caped Crusaders in the Neoliberal Age, John Hunt Publishing, →ISBN:
- In one of the film's most discussed scenes, Bruce Wayne reveals to Lucius Fox (played by Morgan Freeman) that he has modified his “sonar cell phone technology” to create a device that will allow him to listen in on all of Gotham City[...]
male given name
- (praenominal abbreviation): L.
From Proto-Italic *Loukjos, related to lux (“light”), stem lūc-. Compare Etruscan 𐌋𐌖𐌂𐌉 (Luci, “a male praenomen”) and Etruscan 𐌋𐌖𐌗𐌉 (Luχi).
- (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈluː.ki.us/, [ˈɫ̪uːkiʊs̠]
- (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈlu.t͡ʃi.us/, [ˈluːt͡ʃius]
Lūcius m (genitive Lūciī or Lūcī, feminine Lūcia); second declension
- A masculine praenomen.
1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).
- “Lūcĭus”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
- Lucius in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
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