loude

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English loude, lude, from Old English hlȳd(noise, sound, tumult, disturbance, dissension), from Proto-Germanic *hlūdijō(sound), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱlewe-(to hear). Cognate with Scots lood, luid(sound, noise, tone, voice), West Frisian lûd(sound, voice, vote, say), Dutch geluid(sound), German Laut(sound), Swedish ljud(sound), Icelandic hljóð(sound).

Noun[edit]

loude ‎(plural loudes)

  1. (obsolete) Sound.

Middle English[edit]

Adverb[edit]

loude

  1. loud