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Is luma a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word luma is a Scrabble US word. The word luma is worth 6 points in Scrabble:

L1U1M3A1

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Yes. The word luma is a Scrabble UK word and has 6 points:

L1U1M3A1

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4 letters words from 'luma'

ALUM 6LUMA 6
MAUL 6 

3 letters words from 'luma'

ALU 3AMU 5
LAM 5LUM 5
MAL 5 

2 letters words from 'luma'

AL 2AM 4
LA 2MA 4
MU 4UM 4

All 4 letters words made out of luma

luma ulma lmua mlua umla mula luam ulam laum alum ualm aulm lmau mlau lamu almu malu amlu umal mual uaml auml maul amul

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Definitions and meaning of luma

luma

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈluma/
  • Hyphenation: lu‧ma

Etymology 1

From Armenian լումա (luma). Doublet of nummus

Noun

luma (plural lumas or luma)

  1. (numismatics) A currency unit of Armenia, worth one hundredth of an Armenian dram.
Translations

Etymology 2

luminance

Noun

luma (uncountable)

  1. The brightness in an image, as opposed to the saturation or chroma.

Anagrams

  • Lamu, alum, malu, maul, mula

Bariai

Noun

luma

  1. house

References

  • Steve Gallagher, Peirce Baehr, Bariai Grammar Sketch (2005)

Esperanto

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈluma/
  • Hyphenation: lu‧ma

Adjective

luma (accusative singular luman, plural lumaj, accusative plural lumajn)

  1. light, bright

Antonyms

  • malluma

Icelandic

Etymology

From Old Norse luma (to keep closely, hold tight). Perhaps akin to Danish lomme (pocket).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈlʏːma/
  • Rhymes: -ʏːma

Verb

luma (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative lumaði, supine lumað)

  1. Used only in set phrases.

Conjugation

Derived terms

  • luma á (to keep something secretly; to have something up one's sleeve)

Kavalan

Pronoun

luma

  1. (interrogative) why

Lala (South Africa)

Etymology

From Proto-Bantu *-dʊ́ma.

Verb

-lúma

  1. to bite

Latin

Etymology

Of uncertain origin; proposed derivations include:

  • From a root common to Latvian lustes (cheat grass), Swedish losta (cheat grass) and Ancient Greek λάχνη (lákhnē, woolly hair).
  • From Proto-Indo-European *lewg- (bend, twist). Cognates include Latin luctor (I wrestle), luxus (dislocated), Ancient Greek λύγος (lúgos, twig, withe) and Old Norse lok (weed, unwanted plant).

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈluː.ma/, [ˈɫ̪uː.ma]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈlu.ma/, [ˈluː.ma]

Noun

lūma f (genitive lūmae); first declension

  1. A thorn

Declension

First-declension noun.

Derived terms

  • lūmārius
  • lūmectum

References

  • luma in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • luma in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette

Northern Ndebele

Etymology

From Proto-Bantu *-dʊ́ma.

Verb

-lúma

  1. to bite

Inflection

This verb needs an inflection-table template.


Phuthi

Etymology

From Proto-Bantu *-dʊ́ma.

Verb

-lúma

  1. to bite

Inflection

This verb needs an inflection-table template.


Romani

Alternative forms

  • lyuma

Etymology

Borrowed from Romanian lume (world), from Latin lūmen (light).

Noun

luma f (plural lumi)

  1. world

Derived terms


Slavomolisano

Etymology

Borrowed from Italian lombo.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lûmḁ/

Noun

luma m

  1. loin

Declension

References

  • Walter Breu and Giovanni Piccoli (2000), Dizionario croato molisano di Acquaviva Collecroce: Dizionario plurilingue della lingua slava della minoranza di provenienza dalmata di Acquaviva Collecroce in Provincia di Campobasso (Parte grammaticale)., pp. 393

Swazi

Etymology

From Proto-Bantu *-dʊ́ma.

Verb

-lúma

  1. to bite

Inflection

This verb needs an inflection-table template.


Tagalog

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈlu.maʔ/

Adjective

luma

  1. old

Venda

Etymology

From Proto-Bantu *-dʊ́ma.

Verb

luma

  1. to bite

Xhosa

Etymology

From Proto-Bantu *-dʊ́ma.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [luːma]

Verb

-lûma

  1. (transitive and intransitive) to bite

Inflection

This verb needs an inflection-table template.


Zulu

Etymology

From Proto-Bantu *-dʊ́ma.

Pronunciation

IPA(key): /lûːma/

Verb

-lûma

  1. (transitive and intransitive) to bite

Inflection

References

  • C. M. Doke; B. W. Vilakazi (1972) , “luma”, in Zulu-English Dictionary, →ISBN: “luma (3.9)”

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a unit of currency of Armenia.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)