|local (1) (Adjective) "local" Borrowed from Latin localis 'id.,' from locus "place" (see luego). The native word from localis is lugar.|
|local (2) m. (Noun) "nearby location" Often with a sense of being closed to visitors. An adjectival from local (1).|
12th cent. From a pre-form *laucu. Traditionally argued following Corominas (1991) to be from Arabic. More precisely, according to Corriente (1999), to be from Andalusian Arabic lawqa "foolish."
Romance: Western Vulgar Latin: Portuguese louco
|locura f. (Noun) "insanity," "madness" 12th cent. From loco and -ura, an abstract noun-forming suffix.|
|-logía Suffix indicating a study or science. Borrowed from Latin -logia 'id.,' itself borrowed from Ancient Greek -λογία (logía) 'id.' A compound of λόγος (lógos) "explanation" (see -logo) and an abstract noun-forming suffix -ίᾱ (-ía).|
Affix indicating study, specialization, word, or speech.
Borrowed from Latin -logus 'id.,' itself borred from Ancient Greek λόγος (lógos) "word," "speech," "explanation." Derived from λέγειν (légein) "to collect," "to arrange."
From Proto-Indo-European *leǵ- "to collect."
Italic: Latin legere "to collect" (see Spanish leer)
Indo-European: Albanian: mb-ledh "to collect"
|Londres m. (Noun) "London" Of unknown origin but indisputably borrowed from another language. The original stem was *lond-. Portuguese Londres is feminine.|
13th cent. From Latin lucta 'id.,' derived from luctari "to wrestle" (see luchar).
Romance: Western Vulgar Latin: Asturian llucha, Portuguese luta, Galician loita, French lutte, Italian lotta; Eastern Vulgar Latin: Aromanian ljuftã, Romanian luptă
"to fight;" "to wrestle"
13th cent. From Latin luctare 'id.,' originally luctari.
From Proto-Italic *lukto- "to wrestle," but originally "bent." From Proto-Indo-European *leu̯g- "to bend."
Romance: Western Vulgar Latin: Asturian lluchar, Portuguese lutar, Galician loitar, Catalan lluitar, French lutter, Italian lottar; Eastern Vulgar Latin: Romanian lupta
Indo-European: Celtic: Old Irish foloing "support," Middle Welsh ellwng- "to set free;" Germanic: Gothic ga-lūkan "to shut," Old Norse lúka "to close," lykna "to bend the knees," Old High German liohhan "to pull," Old English lūcan "to plait;" Hellenic: Ancient Greek λύγος (lygos) "twigs"
"soon," "then," "later"
10th cent. From Latin loco "at the time," ablative form of locus "place." Old Latin stlocus.
From Proto-Italic *steloko- 'id.' From Proto-Indo-European *stel- "to place" with an unknown suffix *-oko-.
Romance: Western Vulgar Latin: French louer, Italian locare