loor

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Cornish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Brythonic *loɨr, from Proto-Celtic *lugrā.

Noun[edit]

loor f (plural loryow)

  1. moon

Old Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From loar (to praise), from Latin laudāre, present active infinitive of laudō (I prase).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

loor m (plural loores)

  1. praise, worship (devotion to a deity)
    • 13th century, attributed to Alfonso X of Castile, Cantigas de Santa Maria, E codex, cantiga 156 (facsimile):
      Eſte miragre fez ſanta m̃ en Cuñegro p̃ un crerigo q̄ cãtaua mui bẽ as as proſas a ſſa loor. ⁊ prenderono ereges ⁊ tallaronlla lingua.
      Holy Mary worked this miracle in Cluny for a cleric who sang very well his proses in her praise, and heretics seized him and cut off his tongue.

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Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

loor m (plural loores)

  1. (literary, formal) praise

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