luce

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See also: Luce, lucè, lucë, and luče

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French lus, luis, from Latin lūcius.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /luːs/
    • (file)

Homophone: loose

Noun[edit]

luce (plural luces)

  1. The pike, Esox lucius, when fully grown.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Halliwell to this entry?)

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin lūcem, accusative form of lūx (light), from Proto-Italic *louks, from the Proto-Indo-European root *lewk- (bright; white). Doublet of the borrowed lux.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

luce f (plural luci)

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  1. light (visible electromagnetic wave; electrical device providing light)
  2. clearance
  3. span (engineering)

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Verb[edit]

luce

  1. third-person singular present indicative of lucere

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

lūce f

  1. ablative singular of lūx

Pronunciation 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

lūcē

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of lūceō

References[edit]

  • luce in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • luce in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • luce in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

luce f

  1. dative/locative singular of luka

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /ˈluθe/, [ˈlu.θe]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /ˈluse/, [ˈlu.se]

Verb[edit]

luce

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of lucir.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of lucir.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of lucir.