lucere etymology

Italian word lucere comes from Proto-Indo-European *álbʰos, Proto-Germanic *luhatjaną (To sparkle, to flash brightly.)

Detailed word origin of lucere

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*álbʰos Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*luhatjaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To sparkle, to flash brightly.
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)
*loukeō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Cause to emit light, cause to shine, ignite.
*loukēō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Be light, shine.
lucis Latin (lat)
lūceō Old Latin (itc-ola)
luceo Latin (lat) (of the day) I dawn, become light. I am conspicuous, apparent, evident. I shine. I show through; I become visible.
lucere Italian (ita) (intransitive, obsolete) to shine.

Words with the same origin as lucere

Descendants of *álbʰos
alba albero album campanello cannella colonnello spogliarellista
Descendants of *luhatjaną
illuminazione luce lucido lucifero luminoso luna lunare lunedì