lua

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Dibabawon Manobo[edit]

Noun[edit]

lùà

  1. tear; teardrop

Fijian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Central-Pacific *lua, from Proto-Oceanic *luaq, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *luaq, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *luaq, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *luaq (compare Malay luah).

Verb[edit]

lua

  1. to vomit

Guinea-Bissau Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese lua. Cognate with Kabuverdianu lua.

Noun[edit]

lua

  1. moon

Hawaiian[edit]

Hawaiian cardinal numbers
 <  1 2 3  > 
    Cardinal : lua

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Eastern Polynesian *rua, from Proto-Nuclear Polynesian *rua, from Proto-Polynesian *rua, from Proto-Oceanic *rua, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *dua, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *dua, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *duha, from Proto-Austronesian *duSa.

Numeral[edit]

lua

  1. two
  2. second
  3. double
Related terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

lua

  1. duplicate
  2. companion
  3. a traditional Hawaiian type of fighting

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Eastern Polynesian [Term?], from Proto-Nuclear Polynesian [Term?], from Proto-Polynesian [Term?], from Proto-Oceanic [Term?], from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian [Term?], from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian [Term?], from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian [Term?] (compare Malay lubang).

Noun[edit]

lua

  1. pit, hole
  2. toilet

Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From lu +‎ -a.

Pronunciation[edit]

Determiner[edit]

lua

  1. Third-person singular possessive pronoun for non-subject referents of any gender; his, her or its; their (singular).

Usage notes[edit]

Lua is widely used in Ido, and not exclusively when a gendered possessive determiner is inappropriate, but also in order to avoid repetition depending on the user's preferences.

Hyponyms[edit]


Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

lua m (genitive singular as substantive lua, genitive as verbal noun luaite)

  1. verbal noun of luaigh
  2. mention; citation, reference

Declension[edit]

As verbal noun

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • "lua" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Entries containing “lua” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “lua” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

Kabuverdianu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese lua.

Noun[edit]

lua

  1. moon

Niuatoputapu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *rua, from Proto-Oceanic *rua, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *dua, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *dua, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *duha, from Proto-Austronesian *duSa.

Numeral[edit]

lua

  1. two

Occitan[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan, from Latin lūna.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lua f (plural luas)

  1. (Gascony) moon

Portuguese[edit]

Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:
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lua

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese lũa, from Latin lūna (moon), from Old Latin losna, from Proto-Italic *louksnā, from Proto-Indo-European *lowksneh₂, which is derived from Proto-Indo-European *lewk-.

Cognate with Galician lúa, Catalan lluna, French lune, Italian luna, Occitan luna, Romanian lună and Spanish luna.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lua f (plural luas)

  1. moon (largest natural satellite of planet Earth)
    Hoje, a lua está muito brilhante.
    The moon is very bright tonight.
  2. (astronomy) moon (any substantially sized natural satellite of a planet)
    Marte tem duas luas, Fobos e Deimos.
    Mars has two moons, Phobos and Deimos.

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • English: Lua

See also[edit]


Pukapukan[edit]

Pukapukan cardinal numbers
 <  1 2 3  > 
    Cardinal : lua
    Ordinal : lua

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *rua, from Proto-Oceanic *rua, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *duha, from Proto-Austronesian *duSa.

Numeral[edit]

lua

  1. two
  2. second

Derived terms[edit]

  • tokalua (pair, partner, couple)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *lua, from Proto-Oceanic *luaŋ, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *luaŋ, doublet of *lubaŋ and *ʀuqaŋ.

Noun[edit]

lua

  1. hole, pit, cave
    Te lua nā i te tongi ma te wōwonu.
    That hole is big and deep.
  2. tomb, grave
  3. path of the sun across the sky, thought of as a hole.

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Romanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • luva (regional, Banat)

Etymology[edit]

From older luva, from Latin levāre (to lift), present active infinitive of levō. Compare Aromanian ljeau, loari, Dalmatian levur, Neapolitan luvà. The loss of the initial -l- in some forms of the verb also occurs in such words as ierta, iepure, etc. Compare also Vulgar Latin *ablevāre, whence possibly Friulian jevâ, Albanian blej.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

a lua (third-person singular present ia, past participle luat1st conj.

  1. to take
    dori iau prânzul cu tine.I would like to have lunch with you.
    Ia- cu tine.Take me with you.

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Samoan[edit]

Samoan cardinal numbers
 <  1 2 3  > 
    Cardinal : lua

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *rua, from Proto-Oceanic *rua, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *dua, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *dua, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *duha, from Proto-Austronesian *duSa.

Numeral[edit]

lua

  1. two

Tuvaluan[edit]

Tuvaluan cardinal numbers
 <  1 2 3  > 
    Cardinal : lua

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *rua, from Proto-Oceanic *rua, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *dua, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *dua, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *duha, from Proto-Austronesian *duSa.

Numeral[edit]

lua

  1. two

Wallisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *rua, from Proto-Oceanic *rua, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *dua, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *dua, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *duha, from Proto-Austronesian *duSa.

Numeral[edit]

lua

  1. two