lus

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See also: lús and Łuś

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

lus

  1. plural of lu

Anagrams[edit]


Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse lús, from Proto-Germanic *lūs, from Proto-Indo-European *lawH-.

Noun[edit]

lus c (singular definite lusen, plural indefinite lus)

  1. louse

Inflection[edit]


Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lʏs/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

lus f (plural lussen, diminutive lusje n)

  1. loop

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

lus

  1. first-person singular past historic of lire
  2. second-person singular past historic of lire

Participle[edit]

lus

  1. masculine past participle of lire

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish lus (plant, herb, vegetable).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lus m (genitive singular lusa, nominative plural lusanna)

  1. plant, herb
    Synonym: luibh

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • "lus" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • 1 lus” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish lus (plant, herb, vegetable).

Noun[edit]

lus m (genitive singular lus, plural lussyn)

  1. plant, herb
  2. leek
  3. vervain

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • 1 lus” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse lús, from Proto-Germanic *lūs, possibly from Proto-Indo-European *luHs-, *lewH-.

Noun[edit]

lus m, f (definite singular lusa or lusen, indefinite plural lus, definite plural lusene)

  1. a louse (plural lice)

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse lús, from Proto-Germanic *lūs, possibly from Proto-Indo-European *luHs-, *lewH-.

Noun[edit]

lus f (definite singular lusa, indefinite plural lus or lyser, definite plural lusene or lysene)

  1. a louse (plural lice)

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]


Novial[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

lus

  1. they (all sexless objects); them (all sexless objects)

Related terms[edit]


Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *lūs. Compare Old High German lūs, Old Norse lús.

Noun[edit]

lūs f (nominative plural lȳs)

  1. louse

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]


Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

lus m (oblique plural lus, nominative singular lus, nominative plural lus)

  1. pike (fish)

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *lussus (medicinal herb, vegetable), likely influenced by Proto-Celtic *lubā (herb, plant), from Proto-Indo-European *(h₃)lewbʰ- (leaf).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lus m

  1. plant, herb, vegetable
  2. leek

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
lus
also llus after a proclitic
lus
pronounced with /l(ʲ)-/
lus
also llus after a proclitic
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • 1 lus” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Old Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse lús, from Proto-Germanic *lūs.

Noun[edit]

lūs f

  1. louse

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]


Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish lus (plant, herb, vegetable).

Noun[edit]

lus m (genitive singular luis or lusa, plural lusan)

  1. plant, herb
  2. weed

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, →ISBN
  • 1 lus” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish lūs, from Old Norse lús, from Proto-Germanic *lūs, possibly from Proto-Indo-European *luHs-, *lewH-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lus c

  1. louse

Declension[edit]

Declension of lus 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative lus lusen löss lössen
Genitive lus lusens löss lössens

Westrobothnian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse lús, from Proto-Germanic *lūs, from Proto-Indo-European *lawH-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lus f (definite singular lusa, plural lyss, definite plural lystren)

  1. louse

Derived terms[edit]