Luck etymology

English word Luck comes from Ancient Greek Ἀλβανοί, Gothic 𐌻𐌰𐌿𐌷𐌰𐍄𐌾𐌰𐌽 (To lighten, flash with lightning.)

Detailed word origin of Luck

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
Ἀλβανοί Ancient Greek (grc)
𐌻𐌰𐌿𐌷𐌰𐍄𐌾𐌰𐌽 Gothic (got) To lighten, flash with lightning.
*lewk- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*louks Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Light.
lux Romagnol (rgn)
lucis Latin (lat)
Lucius Latin (lat) A masculine praenomen.
Luke English (eng) (biblical) The Gospel of St. Luke, a book of the New Testament of the Bible. Traditionally the third of the four gospels.. A male given name... A patronymic surname​.. Luke the Evangelist, an early Christian credited with the authorship of the Gospel of Luke and the Acts of the Apostles.
Luck English (eng) A surname​.

Words with the same origin as Luck

Descendants of Ἀλβανοί
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