ludere

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Danish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

ludere c

  1. indefinite plural of luder

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A Dantean Latinism borrowed from Latin lūdere, present active infinitive of lūdō (I play), of disputed origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlu.de.re/, [ˈl̺uːd̪er̺e]
  • Rhymes: -udere
  • Hyphenation: lù‧de‧re

Verb[edit]

ludere (obsolete)

  1. to play
    • 1321, Dante Alighieri, La divina commedia: Paradiso, Le Monnier, published 2002, Canto XXX, lines 10–12, page 534:
      Non altrimenti il trïunfo che lude ¶ sempre dintorno al punto che mi vinse, ¶ parendo inchiuso da quel ch'elli inchiude
      Not otherwise the Triumph, which for ever plays round about the point that vanquished me, seeming enclosed by what itself encloses

Inflection[edit]

  • The verb is only attested in the third-person present indicative (lude)[1].

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ludere on the Treccani online Enciclopedia Dantesca

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

lūdēre

  1. second-person singular future passive indicative of lūdō

Verb[edit]

lūdere

  1. present active infinitive of lūdō
  2. second-person singular present passive imperative of lūdō
  3. second-person singular present passive indicative of lūdō