luire

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French, from Old French luire, a variant of luisir (the normal result in Old French) formed through analogy through its future forms (compare also nuire, plaire, taire), from Vulgar Latin *lūcīre, from Latin lūcēre, present active infinitive of lūceō, from Proto-Italic *loukēō, from the root of lūx (light) or from Proto-Indo-European *lowk-eyo-, a verb that is derived from *lewk-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lɥiʁ/
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Verb[edit]

luire

  1. (intransitive) to shine; to glimmer

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Old French[edit]

Verb[edit]

luire

  1. alternative infinitive of luisir.

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