lu

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

lu ‎(uncountable)

  1. Archaic form of loo. (card game)

Verb[edit]

lu ‎(third-person singular simple present lus, present participle luing, simple past and past participle lued)

  1. Archaic form of loo. (beat at card game)

Etymology 2[edit]

A romanization of Chinese ‎(route)

Noun[edit]

lu ‎(usually uncountable, plural lus)

  1. (historical) Alternative name of route or circuit: an administrative division of imperial China.

References[edit]

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *illu, from Latin illum, accusative of ille. Compare Spanish lo.

Pronoun[edit]

lu, la f, lo n

  1. Third-person singular direct object; him, it

Basque[edit]

Noun[edit]

lu

  1. pussy, vagina

Danish[edit]

Verb[edit]

lu

  1. imperative of lue

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

lu m ‎(feminine singular lue, masculine plural lus, feminine plural lues)

  1. past participle of lire

Friulian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *illu, from Latin illum. Compare Italian lo.

Pronoun[edit]

lu ‎(third person masculine direct object)

  1. him

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Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Back-formation from ilu ‎(he, him), elu ‎(she, her) and olu ‎(it).

Pronoun[edit]

lu ‎(plural li)

  1. he, him, she, her, it or that
    Me ne konocas se lu es viro o muliero.
    I don't know if he/she is a man or a woman.

Derived terms[edit]

  • li ‎(they, them)

Related terms[edit]

  • ilu ‎(he, him) (masculine)
  • elu ‎(she, her) (feminine)
  • olu ‎(it) (neuter)

Lojban[edit]

Cmavo[edit]

lu

  1. begins a quotation containing grammatically valid Lojban text

Usage notes[edit]

  • A quotation, started with lu, is ended with li'u.

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Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

lu

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Usage notes[edit]

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Neapolitan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

lu

  1. Alternative form of 'u

Novial[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

lu ‎(plural lus, accusative lum)

  1. it

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Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Reduced form of Latin lupus.

Noun[edit]

lu m ‎(oblique plural lus, nominative singular lus, nominative plural lu)

  1. wolf

Sicilian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *illu, from Latin illum, from ille.

Article[edit]

lu m sg ‎(plural li)

  1. (definite article) the

Related terms[edit]

Sicilian articles
Masculine Feminine
indefinite singular un, nu na
definite singular lu, û la, â
definite plural li, î li, î

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Tocharian A[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from Proto-Indo-European *luhxeh₂, through a Proto-Tocharian *luwā-. Compare Tocharian B luwo. May be distantly related to Old Church Slavonic lovъ ‎(lovŭ, chase), Serbo-Croatian lõv ‎(chase; game animal); compare also Ancient Greek λέων ‎(léōn).

Noun[edit]

lu

  1. animal

Veps[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *luu, from Proto-Uralic *luwe.

Noun[edit]

lu

  1. bone

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of lu
nominative sing. lu
genitive sing. lun
partitive sing. lud
partitive plur. luid
singular plural
nominative lu lud
accusative lun lud
genitive lun luiden
partitive lud luid
essive-instructive lun luin
translative luks luikš
inessive lus luiš
elative luspäi luišpäi
illative  ? luihe
adessive lul luil
ablative lulpäi luilpäi
allative lule luile
abessive luta luita
comitative lunke luidenke
prolative ludme luidme
approximative I lunno luidenno
approximative II lunnoks luidennoks
egressive lunnopäi luidennopäi
terminative I  ? luihesai
terminative II lulesai luilesai
terminative III lussai
additive I  ? luihepäi
additive II lulepäi luilepäi

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Zajceva, N. G.; Mullonen, M. I. (2007), “кость”, in Uz’ venä-vepsläine vajehnik / Novyj russko-vepsskij slovarʹ [New Russian–Veps Dictionary], Petrozavodsk: Periodika

Zazaki[edit]

Noun[edit]

lu ?

  1. fox (Vulpes vulpes)