luxe

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See also: luxé, lûxe, lüxe, and łuxe

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French luxe, from Latin luxus. Cognate with English lock.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

luxe (uncountable)

  1. luxury

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Latin lūxus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

luxe m (plural luxes)

  1. luxury

Derived terms[edit]

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From French luxe, from Latin luxus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

luxe m (plural luxes, diminutive luxetje n)

  1. luxury
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

The first part of typical compounds with luxe (e.g. luxe-editie (luxury edition), luxevilla (luxury-mansion), ...) is reinterpreted as an adjective, instead of a noun.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

luxe (comparative luxer, superlative meest luxe or luxest)

  1. (Netherlands) luxurious
  2. (Netherlands) deluxe
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of luxe
uninflected luxe
inflected luxe
comparative luxer
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial luxe luxer het luxest
het luxeste
indefinite m./f. sing. luxe luxere luxeste
n. sing. luxe luxer luxeste
plural luxe luxere luxeste
definite luxe luxere luxeste
partitive luxes luxers
Synonyms[edit]

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin lūxus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lyks/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

luxe m (plural luxes)

  1. luxury

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Dutch: luxe
  • English: luxe
  • Persian: لوکس(luks)
  • Swedish: lyx
  • Turkish: lüks

Verb[edit]

luxe

  1. inflection of luxer:
    1. first/third-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. second-person singular imperative

Further reading[edit]


Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

lūxe

  1. vocative masculine singular of lūxus

Ligurian[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[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.

Noun[edit]

luxe f (plural luxi)

  1. light, particularly:
    1. (physics, uncountable) Visible electromagnetic radiation.
    2. A source of illumination.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

luxe

  1. inflection of luxî:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. first/third-person singular present subjunctive
    3. third-person singular imperative

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

luxe

  1. inflection of luxar:
    1. first/third-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular imperative