alustro

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Galician[edit]

alustros

Etymology[edit]

From Latin lūstrō (I purify; I illuminate) from Latin lūstrum (sacrifice); or rather from Proto-Celtic *lowkstro-, from Proto-Celtic *lowko- (bright, light):[1] confer Welsh lluched (lightning) and North Catalan llaucet.[2] Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *lewk- (to shine).

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alustro m (plural alustros)

  1. lightning
  2. flash of lightning

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Grzega, Joachim (2001) Romania Gallica Cisalpina etymologisch-geolinguistische Studien zu den oberitalienisch-rätoromanischen Keltizismen[1], Tübingen: M. Niemeyer, →ISBN, page 195-196 – via De Gruyter.
  2. ^ Corominas, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1991–1997), “lustre”, in Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico, Madrid: Gredos