lughe

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Sardinian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin lūcem, accusative singular of lūx, from Proto-Italic *louks (accusative *loukem), from the Proto-Indo-European *léwks, derived from the root *lewk- (white; light; bright). Cognates include Italian luce and Spanish luz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lughe f (plural lughes)

  1. (uncountable) light (visible electromagnetic radiation)
    sa lughe de su solesunlight (literally, “the light of the Sun”)
  2. light (source of illumination)
  3. (in the plural) eye
    Synonym: lughente
    No li funzionan bene sas lughes.His eyes don't work right.
  4. window
    domo de otto lugheshouse with eight windows

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