lude

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See also: Lude, lüde, and Le Lude

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Aphetic form of Quaalude.

Noun[edit]

lude (plural ludes)

  1. (slang) A pill containing the drug methaqualone.
    • 1979 March, P. J. O'Rourke, “How to Drive Fast on Drugs While Getting Your Wing-Wang Squeezed and Not Spill Your Drink”, in National Lampoon[1], archived from the original on 2003-01-12:
      Most people like to drive on speed or cocaine with plenty of whiskey mixed in. This gives you the confidence you want and the need for plowing through red lights and passing trucks on the right. But don't neglect downs and ’ludes and codeine cough syrup either.

Verb[edit]

lude (third-person singular simple present ludes, present participle luding, simple past and past participle luded)

  1. (slang) To get high on quaalude.

Etymology 2[edit]

Shortening.

Noun[edit]

lude (plural ludes)

  1. (slang) A Honda Prelude sports car.
    • 1991 December, Popular Mechanics, volume 168, number 12, page 48:
      Preludes have been pretty conservative compared to the rest of their competition, but the new 'lude is loaded to the windowsills with sex appeal and individuality.

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse lúta.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /luːdə/, [ˈluːðə]

Verb[edit]

lude (imperative lud, infinitive at lude, present tense luder, past tense ludede, perfect tense har ludet)

  1. lout, stoop

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Finnish[edit]

(index lu)

Etymology[edit]

Related to Komi-Zyrian лудік (ludïk) and Estonian lutikas.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈludeˣ/, [ˈlude̞(ʔ)]
  • Rhymes: -ude
  • Syllabification: lu‧de

Noun[edit]

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lude

  1. a bedbug
  2. a bug (an insect of the order Hemiptera)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of lude (Kotus type 48/hame, t-d gradation)
nominative lude luteet
genitive luteen luteiden
luteitten
partitive ludetta luteita
illative luteeseen luteisiin
luteihin
singular plural
nominative lude luteet
accusative nom. lude luteet
gen. luteen
genitive luteen luteiden
luteitten
partitive ludetta luteita
inessive luteessa luteissa
elative luteesta luteista
illative luteeseen luteisiin
luteihin
adessive luteella luteilla
ablative luteelta luteilta
allative luteelle luteille
essive luteena luteina
translative luteeksi luteiksi
instructive lutein
abessive luteetta luteitta
comitative luteineen
Possessive forms of lude (type hame)
possessor singular plural
1st person luteeni luteemme
2nd person luteesi luteenne
3rd person luteensa

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Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

lude

  1. third-person singular present indicative of ludere

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

lūde

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of lūdō

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From luut +‎ -e.

Adverb[edit]

lude

  1. loudly

Descendants[edit]

  • Dutch: luid

Further reading[edit]

  • “lude (II)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek[2], 2000
  • Verwijs, E.; Verdam, J., “lude (I)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek[3], The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, 1885–1929, →ISBN, page I

Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old English hlȳd (noise, sound, tumult, disturbance, dissension), from Proto-Germanic *hlūdijō (sound), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱlewe- (to hear). Influenced by Old Norse hljóð (from Proto-Germanic *hleuþą).

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈluːd(ə)/, /ˈliu̯d(ə)/

Noun[edit]

lude (plural luden)

  1. Sound, noise, clamor
    Þa hunten wenden æfter mid muchelen heora lude.Layamon's Brut
    Þa luden heo iherden of þan Rom-leoden.Layamon's Brut
Descendants[edit]
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old English hlūde.

Adverb[edit]

lude

  1. (Early Middle English) Alternative form of loude (loudly)

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

lude

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