lura

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Galician[edit]

lura

Etymology 1[edit]

Dissimillation of lula, probably a back formation from an earlier *loliin, from Latin lōllīginem (squid, cuttlefish).[1]

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Noun[edit]

lura f (plural luras)

  1. squid (Loligo vulgaris)
    • 1417, Ángel Rodríguez González (ed.), Libro do Concello de Santiago (1416-1422). Santiago de Compostela: Consello da Cultura Galega, page 75:
      Iten que se venda o pescado en esta maneira: a libra dos sacadores et das sollas et dos bodiõos, dos polvos et das fanequas et das rayas et das langostas et das sibias et das luras a tres dineiros cada libra
      Item, they should sell the captured fish in this way: the pound of sacadores [?], of plaices, of Baillon's wrasses, of octopuses, of poutings, of stingrays, of lobsters, of cuttlefish and of squids, three diñeiros each pound
  2. (derogatory, dated) fisherman
  3. (mildly derogatory) a stingy person

Etymology 2[edit]

From a pre-Roman substrate of Iberia *lour-, *lōr-, *lūr-.[2]

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Noun[edit]

lura f (plural luras)

  1. den
  2. (figuratively) nostril, nose, mucus

References[edit]

  1. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1983–1991), “loligíneo”, in Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico (in Spanish), Madrid: Gredos, →ISBN
  2. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1983–1991), “lorca”, in Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico (in Spanish), Madrid: Gredos, →ISBN

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

lūra f (genitive lūrae); first declension

  1. sack, bag
  2. (figuratively) belly, paunch

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative lūra lūrae
Genitive lūrae lūrārum
Dative lūrae lūrīs
Accusative lūram lūrās
Ablative lūrā lūrīs
Vocative lūra lūrae

References[edit]

  • lura in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • lura in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • lura in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German luren

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Verb[edit]

lura (present tense lurar or lurer, past tense lura or lurte, past participle lura or lurt, present participle lurande, imperative lur)

  1. to deceive, trick
  2. to lurk
  3. to wonder ( / about)

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Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Lure, from Middle High German lūre, from Latin lōra/lōrea.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlu.ra/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

lura f (diminutive lurka)

  1. (colloquial, derogatory) weak drink (especially coffee or tea); dishwater
    Synonym: siki
  2. (colloquial) thin soup

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Further reading[edit]

  • lura in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • lura in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German luren.

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Verb[edit]

lura (present lurar, preterite lurade, supine lurat, imperative lura)

  1. to trick, to fool, to deceive, to lure
  2. to stalk, lie in wait for, spy one
  3. to nap

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