lieu

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See also: Liễu, liệu, and Liệu

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French lieu, from Latin locum, accusative of locus(place).

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Noun[edit]

lieu ‎(uncountable)

  1. place, stead; See in lieu or in lieu of

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French[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle French lieu, from Old French leu, from Latin locum, accusative of locus, from Old Latin stlocus, from Proto-Indo-European *stel-(to put, place, locate).

Noun[edit]

lieu m ‎(plural lieux)

  1. place
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Norwegian lyr

Noun[edit]

lieu m ‎(plural lieux)

  1. any of several fish from the Pollachius family.
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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French leu.

Noun[edit]

lieu m (plural lieux or lieus)

  1. place

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Old Norse lýðrr.

Noun[edit]

lieu m ‎(plural lieus)

  1. (Jersey) whiting (fish)

Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Sursilvan) liug
  • (Sutsilvan) liac
  • (Surmiran) li
  • (Puter, Vallader)

Etymology[edit]

From Latin locus.

Noun[edit]

lieu m

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun) place