English-Ido Dictionary : L

la: (mus.) la.

labarum: labaro.

la(b)danum: ladano.

label: (on bottles, etc.) etiket-o, -izar.

labial: labi-ala.

labiate: labi-oza.

laboratory: laboratorio.

laborious: (act; thing) labor-oza, (person) -ema.

labo(u)r: (work ) (tr., intr.) laborar; (in childbirth) parturar; (take pains) (intr.) penar; (strive) (intr.) esforcar; (suffer) sufrar (cf. dolorar; subisar); l. under error: erorar.

labo(u)r: labor-(ad)o, -uro; travalio*; (literary) verk(et)o; hand-l.: manu-labor-(ad)o; division of l.: labor-divido; forced l.: punis-laboro, koakt-ata laboro; l.ing in childbirth: partur-anta.

labo(u)rer: labor-anto, -ero, -emo, -isto.

labryinth: labirinto.

labyrinthodon: labirintodonto.

lac: lako; gum-l.: gum-lako; l. varnish: lako-verniso.

lace: dentel-o, -a, -ala, -atra; (for shoe, etc.) laco; (gimp) pasmento; (of gold or silver; galoon) galono (ora, arjenta); shoe-l.: laco di alta shuo; to l.: (shoes, corsets, etc.) lac-agar; (put a l. in) lac-izar; to trim with l.: dentel-izar; Brussels l.: dentelo de Bruxelles.

lacerate: lacerar.

lachrymal: lakrim-ala.

lachrymatory: lakrimo-vazo.

lachrymose: (person) plor-(et)ema, -et-anta; (which causes tears) plor-ig-anta.

lack: (be deficient in a thing needed) (intr.) mankar (cf. bezonar); (to be destitute) indijar; because of l. of attention: pro manko di atenco.

lackadaisical: sentiment-ema, mien-if-anta, -if-ema; (languid) langor-ema.

lackluster, lacklustre: sen-brila, matida.

lackey: lakeo.

laconic: lakonika.

laquer: lak-o, -izar.

lactation: (secretion) lakt-ifo; (suckling) alakt-(ad)o.

lacteal: (relative to milk) lakt-ala; (full of milk) -oza; (resembling) -atra.

lactiferous: lakt-oza, lakto-dukt-anta.

lactometer: laktometro.

lactose: laktoso.

lacuna: lakuno.

lacustrine: lag-ala; (inhabitant) lag-ana, -o-habit-anta.

lad: yun-ulo; puer-ulo; (son) fili-ulo; (waiter) garsono (cf. kerlo).

ladanum: ladano.

ladder: skalo.

lade: (somebody or something with something) charjar; (goods) kargar; heavily laden: grave charj-ata, -ita; charj-eg-anta, opres-anta.

lading, bill of: konosmento.

ladle: kulier-eg-o; l. out: ek-kulier-eg-agar.

lady: (woman) sior-ino; (of the nobility) sinior-ino; (married or widowed) damo; young l.: damzelo; ladies’-man: amor-ist-ulo; favorat(ul)o di sior-ini.

lady-bird, -bug: kocinelo.

lady-day: festo dil anunco.

ladylike: bon-maniera; di la eleganta modo; di mieno od aspekto disting-ata, -ita; sior-in-atra, -ala; sinior-in-ala, -atra.

lady-love: amor-(eg)at-ino.

ladyship: damo; (in speaking of a l.) la damo; (in speaking of a mistress) mea damo; (a woman in gen.) sior-ino; (princesses, etc.) sinior-ino.

lady’s maid: chambr-ist-ino; dam-serv-ist-ino.

lag: (get behindhand) tard-eskar; (slow down) lent-eskar; marchar, irar lente; (cause to l.) lent-igar (ulu, ulo); -ging: (not acting rapidly) lenta.

laggard: lent-(ul)o, -ach-(ul)o.

lagoon: laguno.

laic: laik-a, -(ul)o; (cf. lea); -ize: -igar.

lair: repoz-eyo; kush-eyo; refuj-eyo, retret-eyo; kavern-eto.

laity: laik-aro.

lake: lago.

lama: lama-o; -ism: -ismo.

lamantin: lamantino.

Lamarckism: lamarckismo.

lamb: muton-yuno; (poet. and rel.) agnelo; (mutton meat) muton-(yun)karno; to l.: parturar (a lamb).

lambent: frol-et-anta (cf. cintil-if-anta).

lambkin: (lit.) muton-yun-eto; (fig.) agnel-eto.

lamblike: dolca quale agnelo; agnel-atra.

lame: klaudik-anta; (person) -anto, -ero; to be l.: (intr.) -ar; to make l.: -igar (cf. kripla; infirma).

lamella: lamelo.

lament: lamentar (pri) (cf. plendar); -able: (worthy of l.) lament-inda; kompat-inda; mizer-oza.

laminate: laminar.

laminated: (flattened out) lamin-ita; (having flakes, scales) lamel-oza.

lamp: lamp-o; incandescent l.: inkandeco-lampo; house-l.: oleo-lampo; illumination l.: ilumino-lampo; lampiono; safety-l.: sekures-lampo; street-l.: strado-lanterno, -lum-iz-ilo; foot-l.s: lum-rango.

lampblack: fum-nigro.

lampoon: skribar satiro; satire mokar (ulu).

lamprey: lampredo.

lance: (fling) lansar; (surg.) perforar (ulo) per lance-to; (fig.) iniciar, impulsar.

lance: (spear) lanco.

lancer: (soldier) lanc-iero.

lancet: lanc-eto.

land: (as planet and ground) tero; (country) lando; (soil) sulo; (field) agro (cf. domeno; tereno); l. surveyor: agro-mezur-isto.

land: (v.) (tr., intr.) des-embarkar (cf. abordar).

landau: «landau».

landaulet: «landaulet».

landed property: domen-o, -i; ter-hav-ajo.

landgrave: landgravo.

landholder: ter-ala (od, domen-ala) propriet-ero.

landing: (act) des-embark-(ad)o, (place) -eyo (cf. ariv-eyo); staircase l.: fluro; l.-net: sako-reto.

landlady: (owner) propriet-er-ino; (of inn, lodgings, etc.) (dom-)mastr-ino.

landlocked: ter-inkluz-ata, -ita.

landlord: (owner) ter-propriet-anto, -ero; (of hotel, house, etc.) hotel-mastro, (dom-)mastr-(ul)o.

landlubber: ne-mar-ala persono o viro; ne-habila nav-ano; novica nav-ano.

landmark: termino; limit-punto, -stango, -stono, -marko; orient-iz-ilo; reper-punto; ri-konoc-, guid-marko.

landscape: peizajo.

landslide: ter-krul-(ad)o.

landsman: novica mar-isto (see landlubber).

landsturm: «landsturm».

landwehr: «landwehr».

lane: voy-eto, strad-eto; (of people) voyeto inter viv-anta hego; (between rows of trees, etc.) aleo.

language: (of a people) linguo (cf. idiomo); (manner of speaking) parol-maniero, stilo; bad l.: mala stilo; (offensive l.) grosier-aji, grosiera parol-ado, -i; (written) grosiera vorti, expres-uri, .

languid: langor-anta, -ema, -oza; (slow) lenta; (feeble) febla.

languish: (intr.) langorar; -ing: (of looks) afektace dolca.

languor: langoro.

lank: magra; (hair) plata.

lanoline: lanolino.

lantana: lantano.

lantern: lanterno; magic-l: lum-projekt-ilo; dark-l: ekipso-lanterno; Chinese-l: paper-lanterno (cf. lampiono).

lanthanum: lantano.

lanuginous: lanug-oza, -atra.

lanyard: tir-, kloz-, lig-kord(et)o.

Laos: Laos.

lap: (liquids with tongue) lapar; (lick) lekar; (fold) (ri-)faldar; (wrap) en-velopar; en-volvar; (to overlap; clinkerbuild) klinar; (plash) plaud-etar.

lap: (of a person sitting) gremio (cf. genui); (in a race) rond-iro.

laparoscopy: laparoskopio.

laparotomy: laparotomio.

lapdog: dorlot-hund-eto.

lapel: ri-fald-uro; frako-, redingoto-panelo.

lapidary: lapid-ala, -ist-ala; -isto, -tali-isto.

lapis-lazuli: lapislazulo.

lapse: (come to an end) fin-ar, -eskar; (fall into decadence) dekad-ar, eskart-ar (commit a fault) ri-kulpar; faliar; facar mis-pazo; (passing away of time, etc.) (for-)fluar; (of attention) manko (di atenco); (fault) kulpo, eroro; (lack) manko; (deviation) eskarto; (of time) inter-tempo; (of events) marcho, sucedo.

lapwing: vanelo.

larboard: sinistra.

larceny: furt-(ad)o.

larch: larico.

lard: saimo; (bacon) lardo.

larder: nutr-iv-armoro, (manjo-) despenso.

larding-pin, -needle: lardo-spiso.

lares: hem-dei.

large: granda (cf. grosa; ampla; vasta; import-anta, grava, konsider-inda); at l.: liber-a, -e; gener-ale; -ly: (in great measure) granda-parte, ample, precipue; -ness: grand-eso; a l. person: grand-(ul)o.

largess: jeneroz-a donac-(ad)o, -ajo.

lark: (bird) alaudo; (game, joke, frolic) amuzanta aventur(et)o; fola (od, yun-es-ala) stroko.

larva: larvo.

laryngitis: laringito.

laryngoscope: laringoskopo.

laryngotomy: laringotomio.

larynx: laringo.

lascar: laskaro.

lascivious: laciva, ne-chasta.

laser: lazero*.

lash: (whip) flogar (cf. frapar, batar); (bind) ligar; (nav.) amar-agar, fix-igar (ulo) per amaro; (fig.) ecitar; blam-egar, kondamnar; (n.) flogo, frapo; stroko di la flogilo; rimeno, (ledro-) bendo; lig-ilo; eye-l.: cilio; (whip-cord) kord-(et)o (od, pinto) di flog-ilo; to l. the tail: batar la kaudo, kaud-agit-eg-ar.

lass: yun-ino, yuna homino.

lasso: laz-o, -o-kaptar, -o-agar.

last: (intr.) durar; (adj., n.) last-a, -o (in time and space); (end) fin-ala, -o; (shoemaker’s) bot-, shu-form-iz-ilo; at l.: fine, konkluze, laste, sume, tandem (implying a long wait); -ing: dur-anta, -iva, -ema; perman-anta.

latania(-palm): latanio.

latch: klink-o, -agar, -klozar.

latchkey: pordo-klefo (privata, generala).

late: (behindhand) tarda; (slow) lenta; (toward the end) proxim la fino; tre avanc-inta; (former) olima (cf.  prefix; ex-); (last) lasta; (recent) recenta; (deceased) mort-inta; to be l.: tard-esar; -ly: recente, nove.

latent: latenta.

later: (in time) posa; (in space) dopa (cf. sequ-anta, suced-anta, plu-tarda, plu-avanc-inta); l. on: pose.

lateral: later-ala, flank-ala.

latest: lasta, maxim-recenta.

latex: latex-o.

lath: lat-o, -izar.

lathe: torn-ilo; (tr. v.) -ar.

lather: (soap) sapon-agar, -izar, -ifar; (foam) spum-o, -ifar; soap-l.: sapon-spumo.

laticiferous: laticifera.

Latin: Latin-a; -ism: (idiom) -ajo, (tendency) -ismo; -ist: -isto; -inity: (quality) -eso; -ize: -igar; the Latin language: la Latina (linguo).

latitude: (geographical) latitudo; (fig.) liber-eso; extens-eso; larj-eso.

latrine: latrino.

latter: lasta; moderna, recenta.

lattice: trelis-o, -izar (cf. lat-iz-ar, -uro; lato-greto) ; l. window: trelis-fenestro.

laud: laud-ar; -able: -inda; -atory: -anta, -oza, -ema.

laudanum: laudano.

laugh: (intr.) rid-ar, -o; l. at: (mock) mokar (ulu, ulo) (cf. jokar); to l. in the sleeve: cel-ate ridar; to l. loudly: laute-ridar, -eskar; l. till ine cries: ridar til ploro; irrepressible l.: rido ne-repres-ebla; ne-ces-igebla rido; -able: rid-inda; -ing-stock: mok-ajo; -ter: rid-ado; hilarious l.: gay-ig-anta rido.

launch: lansar; (boat) seglo-, vapor-shalupo.

laundress: (linjo-)lav-ist-ino.

laundry: (linjo-)lav-erio (cf. lesiv-eyo).

laureate: laureato.

laurel: laur-o; -led: -iz-ita.

laurestine: tinlauro.

lava: lava-o; l. flow: -o-flu-(ad)o, -ajo.

lavaret: lavareto.

lavatory: (for washing) lav-eyo, -o-chambro; (w.c.) latrino; tualet-eyo.

lave: (wash) lavar (cf. net-igar; balnar, aqu-izar).

lavender: lavendo.

lavish: prodig-ar, (squander) disipar; (adj.) prodig-anta, -ema; eces-anta, -iva.

law: (a l.) lego; (collect.) yuro; (science) yuro-cienco (cf. jurisprudenco); l. court: tribunal-eyo, judici-eyo; criminal l.: la krimin-ala leg-aro; military l.: la kodexo (od, leg-aro) milit-ala, -ist-ala; go to l.: demandar judicio; procesar; in l.: (relationship) bo-; l. abiding: leg-obedi-anta, -ema; pac-ema, tranquila.

lawful: leg-ala, segun-lega, yur-iz-ita (cf. legitima; permis-ata).

lawfulness: leg-al-eso, lego-konform-eso, legitim-eso, valid-eso.

lawgiver: leg-if-anto, -ero, -isto.

lawless: sen-lega; kontra-lega; (of passions) sen-frena; (fig.) barbar-a, -atra.

lawn: (grass plot) gazon-eyo, -agro, -bedo; (fabric) linono (cf. batisto); l.mower: gazon-tond-ilo; l. tennis: teniso.

lawsuit: proceso.

lawyer: leg-isto, yur-isto, juris-konsulto, advokato; (French) «avoué».

lax: (not tense) laxa; (of flesh) laxa, ne-ferma, mola; (vague) ne-preciza, konfuza; (morals) ne-rigor-oza, laxa; deboch-anta, -ema.

laxative: lax-ig-iva, -ivo.

lay: (put) pozar; (deposit) depozar; (as in bed) kushar (cf. jacar, sternar); (beat down, fell) abatar; (calm) kalm-igar; (a bet) pariar; (eggs) ov-ifar, depozar (ovo); (a snare) preparar o pozar (kapt-ilo); (a cloth) pozar; (make to lie down) kush-igar; (set in order, arrrange) aranjar; (an indictment) procesar, facar, iniciar proceso; (the dust) abatar; (a tax) impostar; l. about: (strike) frapar omna-latere, cirkum-frapar; l. apart: pozar aparte; l. away: for-pozar; l. bare: nud-igar; expozar; des-kovrar; l. down: (put down) depozar; (define, state) pozar kom principo; explikar; preciz-igar; (arms) depozar (la armi); (to give up) for-lasar; cedar; livar; renuncar; (one’s life) donar (sua vivo por); (oneself down) kushar su (cf. jacar, sternar); l. hold of: prenar; sizar; l. in: (store) provizar; amas-igar; l. on: (strike) frap-egar; (apply) sur-pozar; (daub) indutar; (impute a fault, blame, etc.) imputar; l. out: (a garden, etc.) trasar; (money) spensar; l. over: kovrar, inkrustar; (cf. klinar; trans; suffix -iz-); (spread) extensar; l. up: (confine to bed) en-lit-igar; (amass) amas-igar; (ship) des-equipar; des-arm-izar; (adj.) ne-equip-ita, sen-arma; l. siege to: siejar; l. violent hands on: atentar; violentar; su-ocidar; l. in wait: guatar; embuskar; l. waste: devastar; spoliar.

lay: (non-religious) laik-a; l. brother: lea frato; l.man: laik-(ul)o (cf. lea).

layer: (of sand, etc.) strato; (in painting) indut-o, -uro; (row) rango, lineo, serio; (in horticulture) markot-o, -ajo; -ar.

lay-figure: manekino.

laying: (of eggs) ov-if-(ad)o; depoz-ado di ovi; (cable) pozar, depoz-(ad)o; (l. out, as of garden) tras-(ad)o; (l. on of hands) sur-pozar.

lazaretto: lazareto.

lazzarone: «lazarone».

lazy: (person) oci-era, indolenta; (life) indolenta; (movements) lenta; (in walking) flan-anta, -era; l. fellow: indolent-eg(ul)o, nul-fac-anto.

LCD: (comp.: liquid-crystal display) liquida-kristala monitoro.

lead: (conduct, bring along) duktar; (guide) guidar; (direct) direktar; (transmit by tubes, wires, etc.) kondutar; (induce into temptation) enduktar (ulu, en tento); (instigate) instigar; (cause) igar, produktar; (have the tendency) (intr.) tendencar; (to go before) avan-irar; (lead off, begin) komencar; to l. the life of a hermit: vivar quale ermito; l. by the hand: duktar per la manuo; l. through: tra-duktar; l. a blindman: guidar blind-ulo; l. (direct) an army: direktar armeo; l. gas: konduktar gaso (per tubo); l. to believe: igar (ulu) kredar (ulo), od, kred-igar ulo da ulu; l. astray: mis-duktar; eror-igar; l. back: ri-, retro-duktar; l. in: en-duktar; l. a dissolute life: debochar; l. his troops: marchar avan sua trupi; his sickness l.s to death: lua maladeso tendencas a morto; (cause to die) mort-igos lu; l. to reflect: igar reflektar; l. to sin: incitar a peko; instigar ulo pekar.

lead: (metal) plombo; (for sounding) sond-ilo, -plombo; heave the l.: jetar la sond-ilo; sondar; to cover with l.: plomb-izar; -en: plomb-a, -atra.

leader: (guider) dukt-anto, -ero, -isto; guid-anto, -ero, -isto; (head of) chefo, -estro; (milit.) komand-anto, -ero; (best man) maxim bona labor-ero; (newspaper) precipua artiklo redakt-ist-ala; (of a political party) chefo di partiso; -ship: direkt-(ad)o.

leading: (first) un-esma; (chief, of persons) chefa; -estro; (chief, of things) precipua; l. question: sugest-anta, -iva questiono.

leadsman: sond-anto, -ero.

leaf: folio; -let: -eto; petalo (of flower); to turn over the l.s (of a book): foli-umar; to grow, produce l.s: -ifar; to cover with l.s: -izar; to make into l. shape: -igar; to turn down a l.: faldar angulo di pagino; turn over a new l.: (fig.) plu-bon-igar konduto; kondutar plu bone; -age: foli-aro; -less: sen-foli-a; sen-foli-ig-ita; -y: foli-oza.

league: ligo, feder-uro, asociuro; (covenant) pakto; (distance) (English) tri-mili-i; -d: (inter-)feder-ata, -ita.

leak: (tr., intr.) lik-ar; -(ad)o, -ajo, -eyo; l. out: (of news) divulgesar (cf. difuzar); -y: lik-anta, -ema.

lean: (incline) (tr., intr.) inklinar; (for support) apogar (sur, ad, an); (rest) (intr.) repozar; l. one’s back: adosar su; l. to: tendencar, inklinar; favorar.

lean: (lanky, spare, meagre) magra (cf. tenua); (of meat) sen-grasa.

lean-to: shirmo-tekto; hangar-tekto; hangaro.

leap: (intr.) saltar; l. across: trans-saltar; by l.s and bounds: salt-ope; play l.-frog: ludar per dorso-salto; l.-year: bisextila yaro.

learn: (gain knowledge by study) lernar (ulo) (cf. studiar; instruktar); (become informed) sav-eskar ulo, de ulu.

learned: cienc-oza (pri); erudita; l. man: cienc-ist-(ul)o, erudit-(ul)o; l. in the law: erudita pri yuro-cienco.

lease: (from someone) lokacar (ulo, de ulu); (to someone) lugar (ulo, ad ulu); (land) farmo-lokacar, -lugar; (n.); lugo-, lokaco-kontrato.

leash: ligo-rimeno; teno-kord-eto.

least: minim, -e, -a, -o, -ajo; at l.: ad-minime; not in the l.: tote ne, absolute ne.

leather: ledr-o (made of l.) -a; Russian l.: yufto; -y: ledr-atra.

leave: (depart) livar, for-irar; departar; for-lasar; abandonar; (discontinue) cesar; (bequeath) legacar; (permit, let) permisar, lasar; (start) departar, ek-irar (ek, de); I l. that to you: me fidas a vua decido (od, arbitrio, od, selekto); l. him alone: lasez lu tranquila, lasez lu repozar; ne-iritar o torment(et)ar lu; to give l. (furlough) to: konjedar (cf. vakancar); l. out: omisar; to be left: restar; l. off: cesar; on l.: en konjed-eso; konjede; give l. to: (permission) permisar; (furlough) konjedar; take l. of: adiar.

leaven: hefo; (fig.) fermento; to l.: (pr. and fig.) fermentacar (intr.); (fig.) impregnar; influar; unleavened: azima (pano) (cf. oblato).

leavings: rest-ajo, -i; reziduo; refuz-ajo; for-jet-ajo; (rubbish) eskombro; (lees) lizo.

lecherous: laciva, deboch-anta, -ema.

lecithin: lecitino.

lectern: kirko-pupitro (cf. ambono).

lector: lektoro.

lecture: diskursar (pri); donar leciono; (admonish) reprimandar.

lecture: (professors) leciono; (discourse) diskurso; course of l.s: kurso, (publika) lecion-kurso; (admonition) reprimando.

lecturer: (university, professional) lektoro; (gen.) diskurs-anto, -ero, -isto.

ledger: chefa kont-libro, chef-registro.

leech: (worm) sanguisugo.

leek: porelo.

leer: ogl-achar, -ach-(ad)o.

lees: (dregs) lizo.

leeward: kun-venta.

leeway: later-ala drift-ado.

left: sinistra; l.-handed (person): sinistr-uz-anta, -ema; -uz-ero, -uz-emo.

leg: gambo; (of furniture) pedo; l. of mutton: muton-kruro, -gambo; boot-l.: gamb-alo.

legacy: legac-ajo; to bequeath a l.: -ar (ulo, ad ulu).

legal: leg-ala, segun-lega; yur-iz-ita; -ality: leg-al-eso, lego-konform-eso; -ize: legal-igar, -eskar; autentik-igar, legitim-igar.

legate: legato.

legatee: legac-ario.

legation: (place) ambasad-eyo; legat-eyo; (personnel) ofic-ist-aro di ambasado; (function) -eso.

legend: (story) legendo; (inscription) sur-skrib-uro (see inscription); -ary: legend-ala, -atra.

legerdemain: eskamot-(ad)o (v.) -ar.

legging: getr-o, (spat) -eto.

leg-guard: gamb-armo.

legibility: lekt-ebl-eso.

legion: (also fig.) legion-o, -ary: -ano.

legislate: leg-ifar.

legislation: leg-if-ado, (result) -if-uro.

legislative: (relative to legislators) leg-if-anta; (relative to legislation) leg-if-ala.

legislator: leg-if-anto, -ero, -isto.

legislature: leg-if-ant-aro (cf. parlamento).

legitimacy: legitim-eso, legitima yuro.

legitimate: legitima; (founded in law) yur-iz-ita.

legitimist: legitim-ista, -isto.

legitimise: legitim-igar, -eskar.

legume: (vegetable) legumo.

legumin: (chem.) legumino.

leguminous: legumin-oza; l. plant: leguminos-o.

leisure: liber-tempo; to have l.: havar liber-tempo (fig. liber-eso; cf. ociar); at l.: sen-haste, libere, mature; man of l.: hom-ulo kun multa liber-tempo; at one’s l.: segun (sua) konveno o arbitrio.

leisurely: sen-haste.

lemma: lemo.

lem(m)ing: lemingo.

lemniscate: (geom.) lemniskato.

lemon: (fruit) limon-o (cf. citrono, cedrato); -peel: -shelo.

lemonade: limonado.

lemur: lemuriano; ring-tailed l.: makio.

lend: prestar; l. a hand: helpar; l. itself to: (facilitate) facil-igar.

length: long-eso; ten metres (meters) in l.: dek metri di long-eso, esar longa de dek metri; full l. portrait: integra o stac-ala portreto; lie at full l.: sternar (su tote); at l.: (finally) fine, konkluze, laste, tandem (implying a long wait).

lengthen: (in time, duration) plu-long-igar, -eskar; (in space; by addition) prolongar (cf. durar).

lengthwise: long-e, segun-longe; long-es-ale.

lengthy: long-ega (cf. prolixa).

leniency: indulg-em-eso.

lenient: indulg-ema, ne-severa.

lens: lenso.

Lent: karesmo; to keep L.: praktikar la karesmo; mid-L.: karesmo-mezo.

lenticular: lens-atra, -forma.

lentiginous: lentigin-oza.

lentil: lenso.

lentiscus: lentisko.

Leo: (astr.) leono.

leonine: leon-ala, -atra.

leopard: leopardo.

leper: lepr-iko.

lepidodendron: lepidodendro.

lepidopter(a): lepidoptero.

leprosy: lepro.

leprous: (thing, place) lepr-oza; (person) -ika.

lesbian: lesbiana*.

lèse-majesté: (atento, insulto) kontre la majesto.

lesion: (act) lez-o, (result) -uro.

less: min (multa, bela, e.c.); (n.) min-multo; (without modifying word, as at end of sentence) mine; (minus) minus; (= less) sen-; l. and l.: sempre min; one man l.: un homo mine; so much the l.: tante min, tante min … quante min (cf. inferiora, minim); one glass l.: un glaso minuse; -er: min-multo, -grando; (adj.) plu-mikra, min-multa, min-granda, plu-kurta.

lessee: lokac-anto, -ero; (of land) farm-lokac-anto, -ero.

lessen: mikr-igar, -eskar; diminutar.

lesson: leciono; take a l.: recevar leciono; (correction) puniso; reprimando; averto.

lessor: lug-anto, -ero; (of land) farm-lug-anto, -ero.

lest: (for fear that) tim-ante ke; (thatnot) por ne, por ke…ne.

let: (leave, permit) lasar (cf. permisar); (to rent by owner) lugar; (to rent from the owner) lokacar; house to l.: domo lokac-ebla; l. me alone: lasez me tranquila; ne tormentez me; let it alone: lasez to; let blood: sang-if-igar; (ulu), vein-sekar (ulu); let fall: lasar falar (sur); let down: abasar; igar decensar; (make less in height) bas-igar; let know: informar ulu pri ulo; let go: (set free) liber-igar; lasar irar (od, fugar); lasar ulu for-irar libera; abandonar su (inerte); let in: lasar en-irar; en-ir-igar (ulu, en); apertar pordo; let loose: liber-igar; let pass: lasar, permisar preter-irar; let in water: likar; let in: (insert) insertar; let off: (of firearms) pafar; (mines, etc.) exploz-igar; (from punishment) indulgar, pardonar; liber-igar; let out: lasar ek-irar; lasar eskapar (for-flugar e.c.); (clothing) plu-long-igar, plu-larj-igar, ampl-igar; (of secrets) divulgar, difuzar; let go a dart: lansar dardo; let go: (slacken, relax) des-tensar.

lethal: mort-ig-anta, -iva; fat-ala.

lethargic: letargi-ala; (person) -ika, -iko.

lethargy: letargio; (fig.) torporo.

letter: (epistle) letro; (of the alphabet) litero (cf. tipo); capital l.: mayuskulo; small l.: minuskulo; l. of credit: kredito-letro; l. of credence: (credential) akredit-letro; l. carrier: letro-port-isto.

lettuce: latugo.

leucine: leucino.

leucite: leucito.

leucocyte: leukocito.

leucocytosis: leukocitoso.

leucoma: leukomo.

leucoplast: leukoplasto.

levee: (reception) acepto(-dio).

level: horizont-ala, (line) -alo; (horizontal surface) nivelo; (without elevations or depressions) plana; (having an even surface) plata; (flush; close to the surface) reza; (instr.) nivel-iz-ilo; on a l. with: kun la sama nivelo, di egala altitudo; reze di; l. place or thing: plan-ajo, plat-ajo; do one’s l. best: facar omno posibla.

level: (to make l.; smooth) plan-igar; to measure the l. of: (to find the height of); nivel-izar; (to point a firearm, etc.) apuntar; (aim at) vizar; (to raze, level to the ground) rez-igar; l. up: plu-alt-igar (ulo) a al nivelo di.

lever: (mechan.) levero, lev-ilo; -age: lev-povo.

leveret: lepor-yuno.

leviathan: (also fig.) leviatano.

levitation: (spirit-ista) korpo-levo.

Levite: levito.

levity: frivol-eso.

levy: (troops, etc.) kolektar, rekrutar; (a fine) impozar.

lewd: laciva, ne-chasta; deboch-anta, -ema.

lexicographer: lexikografo.

lexicography: lexikografio.

lexicology: lexikologi-o, -gist: -isto.

lexicon: (esp. Greek, Latin, etc.) lexiko; (ordinary dictionary) vorto-libro; (collect. of words of an author, etc.) vort-aro (cf. glosario).

liabilities: (com.) deb-aji, pasiv-o, -i; (debentures) obligacioni (cf. komand-it-eso).

liability: (responsibility) respons-iv-eso, oblig-o, -eso; (danger) danjero, risko; (inclination) inklino, tendenco (cf. suffix -em-).

liable: (for debts) respons-anta, -iva; (exposed to) expoz-ita ad; (having tendency) tendenc-ema, -anta, -oza; inklin-anta, -ema.

liason: (love intrigue) amor-ala relato, amor-intrigo.

liana: liano.

liar: menti-anto, -ero, -emo.

lias: liaso.

libation: libacion-o; to offer l.: (intr.) -ar.

libel: skrib-ajo difam-anta, -ema, -iva; difam-(ad)o; to l.: difamar (ulu, per skrib-ado, -uro); (spoken) kalumniar.

libella: libelo.

libellulid: libelulo.

liberal: (arts, education, principles) liber-ala; (generous) jeneroz-a; -ist, l. person: liber-alo; -ism: (in thought) liber-al-eso, -ismo; -ity: (generosity; quality) jeneroz-eso, (gift) -ajo; -ize: liberaligar, -eskar.

liberate: liber-igar, -eskar.

liberator: liber-ig-anto, -ero.

libertarian: liber-es-ana, -ano; libertin-(ul)o.

libertine: deboch-ema, -emo, -ero (cf. libertina).

liberty: liber-eso, (act) -ajo (cf. privilejo; yuro); at l.: libera.

libidinous: laciva, deboch-ema, -anta.

libitum ad: segun vole, arbitrie.

librarian: bibliotek-isto.

library: (edifice; book-case) biblioteko; (collection of books) libr-aro.

libration: (astron.) libraco.

librettist: libr-et-isto.

libretto: libr-eto.

licence, license: (grant a l.) (intr.) licencar; (official permission to etc.) licenco; (excessive freedom) libertin-eso; licenco; (permission) permiso, autoritato, (legal) yuro, -izo; (patent) patento; marriage l.: mariaj-permiso.

licentiate: (person) licenc-iero.

licentious: deboch-ema, -anta, ne-chasta.

lichen: likeno.

lichenin: likenino.

lick: (one’s fingers, etc.) lekar; (lap up) lapar; (beat) batar; ganar la avant-ajo.

lictor: liktoro.

lid: kovr-ilo, lido; eye-l.: palpebro.

lie: (tell a falsehood) mentiar (pri), dicar ne-ver-ajo; (l. down) kush-ar (su, ulu, ulo) (cf. sternar); (position of persons or things) esar, jacar (cf. situar); (l. between) inter-jacar; esar, jacar, inter; (rest on, lean) apogar; (rest) repozar; (lodge) lojar; (exist in connection with something) konsistar; l. at anchor: esar ankr-ag-ita (cf. pozar).

lief: volunte, segun-vole.

liege: (lord) suzerena sinior-(ul)o; (man) vasalo.

lien: hipoteko; leg-ala revendiko-yuro.

lientery: lienterio.

lieu: vice (ulu, ulo) (cf. remplasar).

lieutenancy: lietnant-eso.

lieutenant: lietnant-o.

life: vivo; (fig.) viv-oz-eso; vivac-eso, -ajo; anim-oz-eso; gay-eso; (biography) biografio; for l. and for death: por la (tota) vivo e morto; l.-long: dum-viva, viv-dur-anta; high-l.: «high life», eleganta mond-umo.

life annuity: dum-viva rento (od, pensiono).

lifebelt: salvo-zono.

lifeboat: salvo-kanoto.

lifebuoy: salvo-boyo.

life-giving: viv-ig-anta; fort-ig-anta, -iva.

life insurance: vivo-asekuro.

lifeless: sen-viva, sen-anma, mort-inta.

lifelike: viv-simila, natur-ala.

lifeline: gardo-kordo; salvo-kordo.

lifelong: dum-viva, viv-dur-anta.

life-size: (di) dimensioni (od, grand-eso) natur-ala.

lifetime: viv-dur-ado, viv-tempo; dum la vivo di.

lift: (the foot, the anchor, etc.) levar; (elevate, raise on high) elevar; (make higher in dimension) plu-alt-igar; (hoist) hisar.

lift: (elevator) acens-ilo; (help); helpo; (ride) vetur-iro.

ligament: ligamento.

ligature: lig-o, -uro, -ilo.

light: (a lamp, a fire) acendar; (a room, etc.) lum-izar (cf. iluminar; brilar; incendiar; klar-igar); (fall on) falar (sur); (descend) decensar (de); (find) trovar; (of birds) pozar su, perchar.

light: (n.) lumo; (in weight) lejera; (easy) facila; (full of light) lum-oza; (not serious) ne-grava; (not severe) ne-severa; (of colours) hela (2001), klar-a, des-obskura; (of hair) blonda.

lighten: (relieve of a load, also fig.) alej-ar; (lit.) lejer-igar, -eskar; (alleviate) alejar; (to cheer) gay-igar, -eskar; (dissipate darkness) (intr.) lum-ar, (tr.) lum-izar; (a subject) klar-igar, -eskar; (of lightning; to flash) fulminar (tr., intr.).

lighter: (barge) gabaro, kargo-batelo; (person) acend-isto, -ero; (instr.) acend-ilo; lum-iz-ilo.

light-footed: ajila, lejer-peda.

light-headed: frivola (kapo); (delirious) delir-anta, -ema- atra.

light-hearted: gaya, bon-humor-a, jok-ema.

lighthouse: faro.

lightly: lejere; (easily) facile (cf. frivola, alerta).

lightness: lejer-eso; (of character) frivol-eso; (of foot, etc.) ajil-eso; alert-eso.

lightning: fulmin-o; there is l.: (impers.) fulmin-as; l. stroke: fulmino-stroko; struck by l.: frapar per fulmino-stroko; l. rod: para-fulmino, fulmino-kondikt-ilo; heat-l.: silenc-oza fulmino; l. bug: lucilo.

lights: (lungs) pulmoni; (knowledge) savo, konoco.

lightship: faro-navo.

ligneous: lign-oza, -atra.

lignin: lignino.

lignite: lignito.

lignum-vitæ: gayako.

like: prizar, amar (cf. amorar; diletar; plezar; facar (ulo) kun plezuro; juar; volar; dezirar; havar inklineso por).

like: (similar to) simila (ad); (such, of like kind) tala; (equal) egala; equival-anta; sama (cf. suffix -atra); to be l.: simil-esar (ulu, ulo); (adv.) quale; he acts l. a king: il agas quale rejo (as if he were a king) (cf. kom); (n.) (la) simil-o, -ajo; l.-minded: sam-opinion-anta.

likelihood: (probability) probabl-eso, -ajo (cf. ver-simil-eso, -ajo).

likely: (probable) probabla; (plausible, apparantly true) ver-simila; (believable) (credible) kred-ebla, -inda.

liken: komparar (cf. simil-igar).

likeness: simil-eso; (portrait) portreto (also fig.).

likewise: egale, simile, same; (also) anke.

liking: amo; gusto; afeciono.

lilac: lilac-o; l.-colo(u)red: -ea, (n.) -koloro.

liliaceous: lili-atra; l. plant: liliaceo.

Lilliputian: Liliput-ala, -atra.

lily: (plant) lili-o, (flower) -o-floro; water-l.: nenufaro; l. of the valley: maifloro.

limb: (of the body) membro; (of tree) (grosa) brancho; (astron., tech.) limbo; -ed: membr-iz-ita.

limber: flex-ebla; flex-ebl-igar; (artil.) municion-furgono.

lime: (fruit) limeto; citrono (cf. limon-, -iero); (tree) limet-iero, citron-iero; (linden) tilio; l. juice: citron-suko, -liquoro; (substance) kalko; l. kiln: kalko-forno; quick-l.: kalko kaustika, kalko-aqu-iz-ita; bird-l.: arbor-gluo; l.light: kalcio-lumo; l.stone: kalko-petro.

limit: limit-izar; (restrain) restriktar; (n.) limito (cf. termino; frontiero); -less: sen-limita, ne-limit-iz-ita.

limitation: limit-iz(ad)o; restrikto; (legal) preskrito.

limited (responsibility), (company): restrikt-ita respons-iv-eso; acion-kompanio, -firmo; (French) komand-it-ala societo.

limnology: limnologio.

limp: (intr.) klaudikar; (adj.) laxa; -ing: klaudik-anta.

limpid: limpid-a; -ity: eso; klar-eso.

linch-pin: (rot)axo-kelo.

linden (tree): tilio.

line: (geom., telegraphic, R.R., genealogical, military, writing, printing) lineo; (stroke, dash, as in printing, writing) strek-o, -eto; (row, file) serio; rango; (cord) kord-o, -eto; (of business) specal-ajo, fako, sorto, speco (di aferi); infantry of the l.: kombat-infantrio; vessel of the l.: kombat-navo; to follow in l.: inter-sequar; single l.: (R.R.) un-opla fer-voyo; in l.: line-e, en rekta lineo; l. up: rang-izar, line-igar, -eskar; (to border) garnisar la bordo, bord-izar; (l. garments) futer-izar; to cover with l.s: line-izar.

lineage: raso, familio; ancestri; decend-anti, -ant-aro.

lineal: (descent, etc.) line-ala.

linear: lineara.

linen: tel-o, -o-tuko; (flax article) lin-ajo; (a piece of washable wearing apparel or household goods) linjo; body l.: korp-ala lin-jaro; house l.: dom-ala lin-jaro.

liner: (ocean-ala) paket-boto.

ling: lengo.

linger: (go slowly) marchar, irar lente; (remain) restar (intr.); (languish) langorar (intr.); (delay, spin out) tard-igar; (last, continue) durar (intr.); -ing: (slow) lenta, ne-rapida; (remaining) rest-anta.

lingerie: linjaro korpala.

lingo: linguo; (corrupt) jargono.

lingual: (relating to the tongue) lang-ala.

linguist: lingu-isto.

linguistic: lingu-ala, linguistik-ala.

linguistics: linguistiko.

liniment: liniment-o.

lining: (of garments) futero; (in gen.) interna kovr-ajo.

link: katen-izar, -ligar, (fig.) -igar, kun-ligar.

link: (katen-) ringo, (pl.) masho; (fig.) kun-lig-ilo; (cuff) butono; golf l.s: golf-eyo, -agro; (torch) torcho.

linnet: kanabino.

linoleum: linoleumo (2001).

linseed: lino-semini; l. oil: lin-oleo.

linsey-woolsey: tiritano.

lint: (surg.) sharpio; (tow) filaso.

lintel: lintelo.

lion: (also fig.) leon-o; -ess: -ino; -ize: glori-izar.

lip: labio; between the cup and the l.s: inter la kupo e la labii; (border) bordo.

lipid: (lipide) lipido.

lipoma: lipomo.

lipothymia: liptimio.

lippitude: lipitudo.

liquefaction: liquid-ego, -esko.

liquefy: liquid-igar, -eskar.

liqueur: liquoro.

liquid: liquid-a, -o, -ajo (cf. fluido).

liquidate: (finan.) liquidacar.

liquor: (alcoholic) alkahol-ajo; (liquid) liquido.

liquorice: (bot.) regolis-o, (paste) -pasto, (water) -aquo.

lisp: zeze-ar (intr.); (fig.) stoterar.

list: (of persons, things; roll) listo; (edging) paspelo; (race course) lico; (of a ship) flank-inklin-o, -eso; to l.: flanke inklinar.

listel: listelo.

listen: (voluntary) askoltar; (hear involuntarily) audar; (heed advice) obediar, sequar; -er: askolt-anto, -ero.

listless: ne-vigil-anta, -ema, ne-alerta, ne-agema, indolenta, ne-suci-ema; indiferenta.

lists: lico, areno; (match) konkurso.

litany: litanio.

litchi: see lychee.

liter: litro.

literal: (not figurative) liter-ala; (translation; verbatim) vort-opa.

literary: literatur-ala.

literature: literaturo.

litharge: litargiro.

lithe: flex-ebla.

lithium: litio.

lithograph: litograf-ar, (result) -uro; -ic: -ala.

lithology: litologio.

lithotomy: litotomi-o, (v.) -ar.

lithotripsy: litotripsio.

lithotrity: litotrici-o, (v.) -ar.

litigant: proces-anto.

litigation: litijo, proceso.

litigious: (person) proces-ema, (question) kontest-ebla.

litmus: tornasol-papero.

litotes: litoto.

litre: litro.

litter: (strew) dis-semar des-ordine; kovrar pelmele o konfuze; (animals) parturar.

litter: (disorder) des-ordino, pelmelo; fragmenti; (for wounded, etc.) porto-lito, kamilo; (straw, etc., for animals) litiero; (of animals) genit-uro (di kat-ino, di pork-ino, e.c.)

litterateur: literatur-isto.

little: mikra, ne-granda; (small number or quantity) poka; ne-multa; (some, indeterminate) kelka; (n.) poko; kelko; kelk-eto; l. by l.: pok-ope; kelk-ope; ever so l.: preske nulo; as l. as possible: minim posible, minimo; (tiny) mikr-ega; tre-mikra.

littleness: mikr-eso; pok-eso; (moral) meskin-eso; (thing, act) mikr-ajo, meskin-ajo.

littoral: litor-o, (adj.) -ala.

liturgical: liturgi-ala.

liturgy: liturgio.

live: (be alive) (tr., intr.) vivar; (reside) rezidar (en); habitar; lojar (en); (behave) kondutar; (feed) nutrar; (alive) viv-anta; (of coals, etc.) ardor-anta (also fig.); l. down a slander: tacar (od, trans-vivar) kalumni-(ad)o; l. up to one’s income: spensar tota revenuo; l. with little: vivar o nutrar su per poko; l. a hermit: vivar quale ermito.

livelihood:
vivo-, existo-moyeni; nutriv-gan-moyeno; entrateno; to get a l.: entatenar, ganar (sua) nutr-ivo.

liveliness: (of actions) vivac-eso, -ajo; (fullness of life) viv-oz-eso, -em-eso; anim-oz-eso.

livelong: dum-viva, viv-dur-anta.

lively: (in movement) vivaca; anim-ita; alerta; rapida.

liver: hepato; l. leaf: hepatiko.

livery: (of servants) livreo; wear the l.: portar la livreo.

livery-stable: stablo por lokac-ebla kavali.

livestock: (vend-)brut-aro.

livid: (black and blue) livida; (ashy-pale) pal-ega.

living: (adj.) viv-anta; (means of existance) vivo-moyeni (see livelihood); (benefice) benefico.

lixivate: lesivar.

lizard: lacerto.

llama: lamao (cf. vikuno).

lo: yen!

loach: locho.

load: (a vehicle, a person) charjar; (wares) kargar; (a gun) charjar; a l.: karg-ajo, port-ajo (cf. suffix -edo); -er: charj-isto, -ero; (instr.) charj-ilo.

loadstone: magnet-petro.

loaf: ne laborar; (one’s time) disipar (sua labor-tempo); (be out of work) (tr., intr.) chomar; (cf. ociar); (saunter, loiter) (intr.) flanar; (rove about) vagar (intr.).

loaf of bread: pano; l. of sugar: sukro-lumpo, -bloko.

loam: (marno-) argilo; lemo.

loan: (money, etc.) prest-ajo; (act) -o; (to lend) prestar (ulo ad ulu).

loath, tobe: repugnar, antipatiar, esar poke inklin-ata (por facar).

loathe: abominar, odi-egar, hororar, repugn-esar (da).

loathsome: nauze-ig-anta, -iva; abomin-inda, odi-inda; (very bad) mal-ega.

lobby: vestibulo; (of a theatre) foyero; (corridor) koridoro; (a front room) avan-chambro.

lobe: lobo.

lobate: lob-oza.

lobelia: lobelio.

lobster: homardo.

local: lok-ala; region-ala.

locality: loko, regiono, distrikto.

localize: lok-izar.

locate: establisar, lok-izar, (place) plas-izar; (fix) fix-igar.

locative case: lokativo.

loch: (lake) lago; (bay) bayo; golf-(et)o.

lock: (with key) klef-klozar, -agar; (with bolt) riglo-klozar; (embrace) embracar (cf. presar, klemar); (tech.) embragar, ingranar, kuplar; (of wheels) (kun-) akrochar; l. in: tenar inkluzita; l.-out: (of workmen) klozar la fabrik-erio, la labor-erii; bloke exkluzar; l. up: (of prisoners) en-karcer-igar, arestar; double l.: klef-agar per du turni.

lock: (for key) seruro (cf. kloz-ilo); (in a canal) sluzo; (of hair) loklo; (of wool, etc.) floko; dead-l.: sako-strado; l.-up: (for prisoners) (lok-ala) karcero(-chambro); l.-out: (workmen) blok-ala exkluzo.

locker: (vest-)armor-(et)o.

locket: medaliono; kloz-agrafo, -o-buklo.

lockjaw: trismo, tetano.

locksmith: serur-(if)isto.

locomotion: lokomoco.

locomotive: (engine) lokomotivo.

locum-tenens: remplas-anto, -ero.

locust: lokusto (cf. akrido, cikado); l. tree: robinio, falsa akacio.

locution: idiotismo, parol-maniero.

lode: minerala strato o veino.

lodestar: guid-astro; polo-stelo.

lodestone: magneto-petro.

lodge: depozar (ulo); (become fixed) fix-eskar; (a complaint) depozar; (stick in) stekar; (dwell) lojar (intr.); (lie) jacar (intr.).

lodge: (house-porter’s, masonic, etc.) lojio; (small house) dom-eto; pas-loj-eyo; (cabin) kabino.

lodger: loj-anto, -ero; (chambro-) lokac-anto, -ero.

lodgings: loj-eyo, -chambro; (suite) apartamento; furnished l.: mobl-iz-ita chambr-aro; lodging-house: loj-eyo, -domo; apartamento-domo.

loft: (for hay, etc.) granario (cf. mansardo, atiko); (gallery) galerio.

loftiness: (height) alt-eso; (of language, etc.) sublim-eso.

lofty: (very high) altega; (haughty) arog-anta, -ema (cf. superba; fiera).

log: (of wood) lenio, arboro-trunko; (nav.) logo; l.-book: logo-tabelo, -libro.

logarithm: logaritmo (cf. mantiso); table of l.s: logaritmo-tabelo.

log-cabin: ligna kaban-eto, -acho.

loge: (box) lojio.

loggerheads, to be at: des-konkordar.

loggia: lojio.

logic: logik-o; -al: -ala; -ian: -isto; -ality: -oz-eso, -em-eso.

logo(type): logotipo*.

logogriph: logogrifo.

logomachy: logomakio.

log-roll: helpar la reciproka interesti.

logwood: kampesh-ligno.

loin(s): lumb-o, -i; sirloin: lumbo-peco (di bovo).

loiter: see linger.

lolium: lolio.

loll: (as on a bed) sternar indolente; (against something) apogar indolente; (of tongue) (ek-)pendar (de).

lollipop: bonbono.

lone: sola; izol-ita (see alone).

loneliness: sol-eso, solitar-eso; izol-eso.

lonely: sola; (fig) trista; ne-frequent-ata.

lonesomeness: (sento di) izol-eso, sol-eso.

long: (of time, space) long-a, -e; (for) a l. time: long-e, longa-tempe; dum longa tempo; l. since: de longe; l. continued: longa dur-anta; twenty meters (metres) long: longa de 20 metri, (od, havas) 20 metri de long-eso; how l.: (time) (til) kande; qua dato; (space) quante longa (esas); all day l.: dum la tota jorno (od, dio); not l. ago: ne-longa-tempe, anta ne-longe, ante poka tempo; not l. after: pos kurta tempo; balde.

long-boat: shalupo.

longevity: longa vivo, gand-ev-eso; (duration of life) viv-dur-ado.

long for: dezir-egar; (sigh) sospirar (intr.).

longing: dezir-ego, deziro ardor-oza; pasiono; (envy) envidio.

longish: long-eta, -atra.

longitude: longitudo.

longitudinal: (lengthwise) long-es-ala.

long-lived: longe-viv-anta, -inta.

long-sighted: (med.) presbit-a, -(ul)o.

long-suffering: pacienta, toler-ema.

longways: long-e, -es-ale.

long-winded: prolixa; ted-anta.

look: (direct the gaze) regardar (ulo, ulu); (l. like, as if) aspektar; montrar mieno (trista, felica, e.c.); semblar; (of houses, etc.) esar expoz-ita (vers sudo, e.c.); l. after: sorgar (cf. flegar); l. for: (be in quest of) serchar (see expect); l. into: (investigate) explorar; inquestar; l. like: (resemble) simil-esar (ulu, ulo); l. on: (as a spectator) spektar; l. out: gardez vu!; (pay attention) atenc-ar, -ez; l. out for: (be on the watch for) guatar; (be in quest for) serchar (cf. observar); l. to: (trust) fidar (ad); l. up: (become improved) plu-bon-eskar; (search for) (ri-) serchar; (ri-) studiar; ri-explorar; l. up to: (respect) respektar; l. proud: havar fiera mieno (cf. superba); to l. well: bone aspektar; l. like a fool: aspektar quale folo.

look: (gaze, glance) regardo; (appearance) aspekto; (mien) mieno; to have a good l. (at something): regardar bone.

looking-glass: spegulo.

look-out: (watcher) guat-anto, -ero, -isto; observ-anto, -ero; (lower) guat-o-turm-eto (cf. belvedero); (as with troops, etc.) gard-ero, -isto (nokt-ala); (view) vid-ajo (cf. perspektivo); (place to guard) posteno (cf. facionar; sentinelo); to be on l. for: (lie in wait) guatar (ulu, ulo); to put on l.: guat-igar (ulu); that is your l.: to esas vua afero.

loom: (up) aparar (de fore, ye la horizonto); alt-igar su, elevar su.

loom: (for weaving) tex-ilo, -o-mashino.

loop: (noose) slingo (cf. glit-nodo); (circlet) ringo (di kordo, e.c.); (round) rondo, -ajo; (of hair, etc.) loklo; (link) masho; (in a road etc.) kurvo, (ri-)kurv-ig-uro; to l.: (ri-)kurv-igar, -eskar; feston-izar; pendar cirkum; pozar cirkum; ronde.

loophole: (for shooting) paf-apert-uro, -tru(et)o; (fig.) eskap-ilo, -moyeno.

loose: (untie) des-ligar; liber-igar, -eskar; (relax) des-tensar, lax-igar, -eskar; (let go) des-prenar; lasar irar, lasar fugar.

loose: (lax, not tight) laxa; (free) libera; (untied) des-lig-ita; (of clothes, etc.) ampla, laxa; ne-pres-anta; des-tens-ita; (in morals) deboch-ema; (fig.) ne-ferma; ne-solida; ne-fixa; ne-preciza; netens-ita; l. cash: monet-peci; to let l.: liber-igar; sen-brid-igar, sen-fren-igar; des-katen-igar; des-ligar; des-engajar; des-inkombrar; des-intrikar; des-obstruktar; des-presar.

loosestrife: lizimakio.

loot: spoliar, -ajo (cf. devastar; raptar; furtar).

lop: (off, prune, trim) emundar; de-tranchar; brancho-taliar; sen-branch-igar; l.-eared: kun oreli pend-anta; grand-orela; l.-sided: ne-simetra.

loquacious: parol-ema; babil-era, -ema.

loquacity: parol-em-eso.

lord: (title of nobility) «lord»; (gen. sense, including religious) (la) sinior-(ul)o; Our Lord: (rel.) Nia Sinioro; l. bishop: sinioro episkopo; L.’s Prayer: «Pater», «Nia Patro»; L.’s Supper: Santa Supeo; L.’s Day: sundio; House of L.s: Chambro di Nobeli; l. lieutenant: vice-rejo; l. it over: tirane guvernar, tiran-esar (ad ulu); sklav-igar (ulu); l. mayor: lordo urb-estro (di).

lordly: sinior-ala, -atra; arog-anta (cf. fiera, superba).

lordship: (person) (lua, mea) sinior-o; (seignory) -eso.

lorgnette: (opera glass) bi-lorn-eto, (eye-glasses) (manu-)binoklo.

lore: sav-ajo (see folklore).

lorry: kamiono.

lose: (opp. of gain) perdar; (clock) tard-esar (per kin minuti, e.c.); l. one’s temper: irac-ar, -eskar; furi-eskar; l. one’s head: (fig.) perdar raciono; fol-eskar; l. one’s way: mis-irar; perdar sua voyo; l. one’s voice: perdar sua voco; l. countenance: perturb-esar, konfuz-eskar.

loss: (act) perd-o, (thing) -ajo; (ruin, destruction) periso, ruino, destrukto; (disappearance) des-aparo; to sell at a l.: perde vendar.

lost, to be: (perish) (intr.) perisar; (honour, reputation) ruinar (la honoro, la reput-eso di ulu); (soul) damn-esar, (a l. soul) damn-ito; (disappeared) des-apar-inta; (be mislaid) egar-esar; (of way) perd-ita, mis-ir-inta; l. woman: deboch-er-ino.

lot: (portion, quantity of things for sale) loto; quanto; (portion assigned each) porciono; (fate) fato, destino; (luck) hazardo; (l. of) mult-a, -ega; -o; to cast l.s for: lotriar (ulo).

lote: lotao.

loth: ne-inklin-ata, -ita.

lotion: locion-o; (v.) -ar.

lottery: lotrio.

lotus: lotuso.

loud: lauta; (noisy) bruis-anta; (of colours) bril-ich-anta; -ness: laut-eso.

lounge: (saunter) flanar (intr.); (repose) repozar (intr.) (see loaf).

lounge: (sofa) sofao; (as in hotel) flan-eyo.

lounging-chair: (cushioned) berjero; (uncushioned) longa stul-ego.

louse: laus-o; -sy person: -oz-(ul)o.

lout: bub-eg-acho; kerl-acho; stult-ulo; grosier-(ul)o; -ish: grosiera, stupida, stulta.

lovable: am-inda (cf. amor-inda).

lovage: levistiko.

love: (like very much, have affection for) amar; (l. as man or woman) amorar (cf. afecionar; prizar); (n.) amo; amoro; to fall in l.: (between sexes) amor-eskar; for the l. of God: pro amo a Deo; make l. to: kurtezar (ulu); l. letter: amor-letro.

lovely: (worthy of being loved) am-inda; (very beautiful) bel-ega.

lover: amor-anto.

lovesick: amor-malada.

loving: am-anta, -oza, -ema; -kindness: mizerikordio; bon-eso; benign-eso.

low: (of dimensions, pressure, sound) basa; (price) chipa; (voice) ne-lauta; (feeble) febla; (ignoble) des-, ne-nobla; sham-inda; grosiera; ne-dec-anta; (mass) ne-kant-ata; (deep) profunda; (of diet) poke nutr-iva; (of dress) dekolt-ita; (company) mala, kanalia; (fever) lent-a; (spirits) trista; (of funds) ne-granda, ne-multa; l. part: bas-o, -ajo, -parto.

low: (of cattle) muj-(et)ar (intr.) .

lower: (let down) abasar; (make less in height) (plu-)bas-igar, depresar; (diminish) diminutar; febl-eskar; (debase) (fig.) bas-igar, abasar; degenerar; dekadar; des-nobl-igar, -eskar; (humiliate) humil-eskar; (frown) frunsar la brovi; (look threateningly) regardar minac-oze, des-afable; (make less loud) min-laut-igar, -eskar; (depress; deject) depresar; (cheapen) chip-igar, -eskar; (hands, etc.) abasar (cf. depozar).

lower: (next under) suba; (inferior) inferiora; (less loud) min laut-a, -e; l. class: klaso bas-origina, bas-ranga; l. end: infra extrem-ajo (downward) (ad-)infre.

lowermost: infra, maxim infra.

lowland: basa regiono o tereno o parto; plana lando; plan-ajo; -er: habit-anto, -ero de la plan-aji.

lowly: (sentiment) humila; (condition) basa-ranga, -klasa; the l.: humili.

loxodromic curve: loxodromo.

loyal: loyala, fidela; -ty: fidel-eso, (honesty) loyal-eso.

lozenge: (geom.) rombo; (sweet) pastilo.

lubber: see landsman, landlubber; -ly: ne-habila, novic-atra.

lubricant: lubrifik-ivo.

lubricate: lubrifikar.

lucern(e): (grass) luzerno.

lucid: lucid-a; -ity: -eso.

lucifer: (match) alumeto.

luck: chanco, hazardo; (good l., good fortune) fortuno (cf. felic-eso); to wish good l.: dezirar fortuno (ad ulu); -y: fortun-oza.

lucrative: profit-oza, gan-ig-anta, rich-ig-anta.

lucre: profit-o, gan-o; (in bad sense) -acho.

lucubration: pen-oza labor-ado, -uro.

ludicrous: komika, rid-ig-anta, amuz-anta.

lug: (carry) portar; (drag along) tranar (cf. tirar).

luggage: bagajo.

lugger: lugro.

lugubrious: traur-ala, -oza; trist-ega; trist-eg-acha.

lukewarm: tepida.

lull: (l. to sleep; sooth, quiet) lular (ulu) (cf. dorm-igar; bersar; pac-igar, kalm-igar); (to stop temporarily) pauzar (intr.).

lullaby: lul-kanto; berso-kanto.

lumbago: lumbago.

lumbar: lumb-a; -region: -o, -i.

lumber: (timber) konstrukto-ligno; (useless things) ancien-(ach)aji; ne-util-ajo, -i.

lumber along: marchar, irar pez-oz-ache.

lumbric: lombriko.

luminary: korpo lum-if-anta; (lighting instr.) lum-iz-ilo.

luminosity: lum-oz-eso.

luminous: (full of light) lum-oza; (producing light) lum-if-anta; (l. from light received) lum-iz-ata, -oza.

lump: lumpo; (piece) peco, fragmento; (of wood, stone, iron, etc.) bloko; (heap, pile) amaso; (solid ball) bulo; (protuberance) (harda) protuberanc-eto, gib(et)o, sali-aj(et)o; (anat., bot.) tubero; l. of sugar: sukro-peco; in the l.: sume, ensemble; amase; bloke; a l. sum: sumo blok-ala, sumo pag-enda o pag-ita un-foye; to l. together: amas-igar.

lumpy: gib-(et)oza; (wood, etc.) tuber-oza; (milk and other liquids) grumel-oza.

lunacy: lunatik-eso, dement-eso, alien-aco.

lunatic: lunatik-a, -(ul)o; l. asylum: dement-erio.

lunation: lun-ala periodo o ciklo.

lunar: lun-ala; l. caustic: arjento-nitrato.

lunch: repast-et-o, -ar; dejun-et-o, -ar.

lung: pulmono.

lunge: (fencing) (facar) rapida (od, subita) espado-stroko; (leap) saltar (intr.) (see lurch, thrust).

lungwort: pulmonario.

lunule: lun-eto.

lupanar: lupanaro.

lupine: lupino.

lupus: lupuso.

lurch: (subita) shancel-o, -ar (cf. sukusar; deviac-(eg)o); to leave in the l.: abandonar (od, livar) (ulu) en embaras-eso.

lure: lurar, ruze atraktar, seduktar; (n.) lur-, atrakt-ilo; (fig.) tromp-ilo; (bait of trap) lur-iz-ilo.

lurid: (sensational) sensacion-ala; (terrible) teror-ig-anta (see lugubrious).

lurk: guatar; embuskar; (set a trap for) insidiar; (conceal) celar; vagar (sekrete, mi-cel-ite).

luscious: dolc-ega; sapor-oza; delic-oza; suk-oza.

lush: (luxuriant) abund-anta, rich-ega.

lust: (after) dezir-egar; (intr.) havar luxurio, volupto; (sensual l.) luxurio, sexu-ala dezir-(eg)o; (gen.) konkupicenco; volupto.

lustful: sensual-a; (lewd) luxuri-oza, -ema; volupt-oza; (strong) vigor-oza, robusta.

luster, lustre: brilo (also fig.; cf. splendid-eso); (glass pendant) lustro.

lustring: lustrino.

lustrous: bril-anta.

lustrum: lustro.

lusty: vigor-oza, robusta, fort-ega; (fig.) granda.

lute: (mus., instr.) liuto; (cement) luto.

Lutheran: Luter-ista, -isto; -ism: -ismo.

luxate: luxacar.

luxuriance: abund-(eg)o.

luxuriant: abund-anta, rich-ega; (sumptuous) lux-oza.

luxuriate: (grow profusely) kreskar abund-ante; (live in luxury) vivar en luxo; (revel in) joyar pri, delekt-esar (da ulo).

luxurious: (full of luxury) lux-oza; (sumptuary, relating to luxury) lux-ala; (inclined to luxury) lux-ema, -am-anta; (voluptuous) volupt-oza, -ema.

luxury: luxo, (quality) lux-oz-eso; (profusion) abund-o, -ego (cf. prodigo); (elegance) elegant-eso, -ajo; (superfluity, object de luxe) lux-ajo.

lycanthropy: likantrop-eso.

lycee: liceo (cf. gimnazio).

lychee: (litchi, fruit) lichio.

lycopodium: lokipodio.

lye: lesiv-aquo (cf. lesivar).

lying: (deceitful person) menti-anta, -anto; -era, -ero; -ema, -emo; (of things) tromp-anta, iluzion-ig-anta (cf. sternar; jacar).

lying-in hospital: akush-erio, -hospitalo.

lymph: limf-o; -atic: (duct, etc.) -ala; (temperament) -oza.

lynch: linchar.

lynx: linc-o; l.-eye: (also fig.) -okulo.

Lyra: (astron.) liro (la).

lyre: liro.

lyric: lirik-a; (poet) -isto; (poem) -ajo.