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Dutch

Pronunciation

Adjective

lui, luie (comparative luier, luiere; superlative luist, luiste)

  1. lazy

Derived terms

Noun

lui pl. (has no singular)

  1. alternative form of lieden (men, persons), which got a derogatory connotation; used to mean people considered as a number of individuals (cognate with Latin liber 'free'!) rather then a collective group
  2. in compounds, -lieden is used as the plural of -man

French

Pronunciation

Pronoun

lui

  1. Him, he; the third-person masculine singular personal pronoun used after a preposition, or as the predicate of a linking verb, or when disjoined from a sentence, or as a stressed subject.
    J'habitais avec lui.
    I was living with him.
    C'est lui qui a dit cela.
    It's he who said that.
    Lui, il n'en sait rien.
    He doesn't know anything about it.
    • (A date for this quote is being sought): Alphonse Daudet, “La Dernière Classe” (“The Last Class”),
      Je crois aussi que je n'avais jamais si bien écouté, et que lui non plus n'avait jamais mis autant de patience à ses explications.
      I believe also that I had never listened so well, and that neither had he ever put so much patience into his explanations.
  2. Him, her; the third-person singular personal pronoun used as an indirect object.
    Je lui ai donné le livre.
    I gave the book to him .

Derived terms

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Italian

Pronunciation

Pronoun

lui

  1. he
  2. him (indirect form of lui used after a preposition)

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Romanian

Pronunciation

Pronoun

lui (genitive form of el)[[Category:Template:lang:ro personal pronouns|lui]]

  1. his
    Au ceasul lui?
    Do they have his watch?

Declension

singular & plural
masculine, feminine & neuter
lui

Synonyms

Pronoun

lui (stressed dative form of el)[[Category:Template:lang:ro personal pronouns|lui]]

  1. to him

Synonyms

  • îi (unstressed form)

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