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Yes. The word luz is a Scrabble US word. The word luz is worth 12 points in Scrabble:

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Yes. The word luz is a Scrabble UK word and has 12 points:

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3 letters words from 'luz'

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All 3 letters words made out of luz

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Definitions and meaning of luz

luz

Etymology

Borrowed from Hebrew 'לוז'

Noun

luz

  1. A small bone in the human spinal column, believed in Muslim and Jewish traditions to be the indestructible bone from which the body will be rebuilt at the time of resurrection.

Aragonese

Etymology

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun

luz f

  1. light

References

  • Bal Palazios, Santiago (2002), “luz”, in Dizionario breu de a luenga aragonesa, Zaragoza, →ISBN

Galician

Etymology

From Old Portuguese luz, from Latin lūcem, accusative of lūx, from Proto-Italic *louks, from the Proto-Indo-European root *lewk- (white; light; bright).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [luθ]

Noun

luz f (plural luces)

  1. light

Portuguese

Etymology

From Old Portuguese luz, from Latin lūcem, accusative of lūx, from Proto-Italic *louks, from the Proto-Indo-European root *lewk- (white; light; bright). Compare the borrowed doublet lux.

Pronunciation

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /luʃ/
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /lu(j)s/
    • (Carioca) IPA(key): /lu(j)ʃ/

Noun

luz f (plural luzes)

  1. light (medium within which vision is possible)
    • 1915, Alberto Caeiro (Fernando Pessoa), “É noite”:
      É noite. A noite é muito escura. Numa casa a uma grande distancia. Brilha a luz d'uma janella.
      It's night. The night is very dark. In a house a great distance away. The light from a window shines.
  2. light; light source (object that emits light)
  3. (figuratively) light; enlightenment (knowledge about things as they really are)
  4. (colloquial) electricity

Quotations

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:luz.

Derived terms

  • à luz de
  • dar à luz

Related terms

  • lúcido
  • lucífero
  • luzerna
  • lúzio
  • luzir

Spanish

Etymology

From Old Spanish luz, from Latin lūcem, accusative of lūx, from Proto-Italic *louks, from the Proto-Indo-European root *lewk- (white; light; bright). Compare the borrowed doublet lux.

Pronunciation

  • (Castilian) IPA(key): /ˈluθ/
  • (Latin America) IPA(key): /ˈlus/

Noun

luz f (plural luces)

  1. light
  2. (anatomy) lumen
  3. (figuratively, usually in the plural) brightness, intelligence
  4. (figuratively) focus, point of view, understanding
  5. (electricity) electric power

Derived terms

Related terms

References

  • “luz” in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014.

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a supposedly indestructible bone in the sacrum.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)