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Loo \Loo\ (l[=oo]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Looed (l[=oo]d); p. pr. & vb. n. Looing.] To beat in the game of loo by winning every trick. [Written also lu.]
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lu

n. (archaic form of loo English) (card game) vb. (archaic form of loo English) (beat at card game)

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Lü (surname)

is the pinyin ( with the tone diacritic) and Wade–Giles romanisation of the Chinese surname written in simplified character and in traditional character. It is the 47th most common surname in China, shared by 5.6 million people, or 0.47% of the Chinese population as of 2002. It is especially common in Shandong and Henan provinces.

The surname originated from the ancient State of Lü. Lü Shang ( fl. 11th century BC), the founder of the State of Qi, was the first person known to have the surname. Lü is the 22nd surname listed in the Song Dynasty classic text Hundred Family Surnames.

Lu (duo)

Lu was a Mexican pop duo formed by Mario Sandoval and Paty Cantú, both from Guadalajara, Mexico. Paty was studying Law, but she changed to Music when they were signed to Warner Music Mexico. Mario started to write lyrics at the age of 6 when he wrote a song called "Teresa." The sound of their music is similar to Aleks Syntek's, Sin Bandera, Mecano or Sentidos Opuestos. Their debut album is self-titled and was produced by Aureo Baqueiro, producer of artists like Natalia Lafourcade, Sin Bandera, Kabah, and Moenia. They have received moderate success in the Spanish-speaking world, with songs like "Por Besarte" and "Duele."

Their videos have had good reception between MTV, Telehit, and Ritmoson Latino, among others. Also they did a ReEdition of their album debut which has a cover of Alejandro Sanz's song "Viviendo Deprisa."

Recently, they enjoyed success in Brazil because their song "Por Besarte" is played on Rebelde. Their album debut was released on May, 2006. Actually, their album debut sold over 30,000 in that country and gained the status of Gold. The downloads of the ringtone "Por Besarte" peaked at #2.

Lu (album)

Lu is the first studio album by the Mexican pop duo Lu. All the Lyrics of the songs were written by Mario Sandoval himself, except , co-written with Paty Cantú. It contains 10 tracks. The success of the album is reflected on the two re-editions.

The cuneiform sign , , is the sign used for "man"; the opposite is the symbol for woman: šal, . Cuneiform , (or as rendered in some texts) is found as a sumerogram in the Epic of Gilgamesh. It also has a common usage in the 1350 BC Amarna letters as the sumerogram for "man".

In the Epic of Gilgamesh, is only used as the sumerogram, -(58 times).

Both , for "man", and šal for "woman" are also considered as determinatives. In the Amarna letters' Rainey's glossary (Rainey 1970) which is the glossary for Akkadian language words, sumerograms, etc., for Amarna letters EA 359-379, uses for both and are recorded. For the Amarna letters in Rainey's glossary, "LÚ" as the sumerogram becomes Akkadian amēlu, for "man".

Lu (music)

Lu is a Tibetan style of folk music of a cappella songs, which are distinctively high in pitch with glottal vibrations.

Category:Folk music genres Category:Tibetan culture

Lü (state)

was a Zhou dynasty vassal state in present-day central China in the early years of the Spring and Autumn period (722-481 BC).

Lu (cuneiform)

The cuneiformlu sign is a common, multi-use sign, a syllabic for lu, and an alphabetic sign used for l, or u; it has many other sub-uses, as seen in the Epic of Gilgamesh over hundreds of years, and the 1350 BC Amarna letters. Its other uses show other syllabic and alphabetic forms that it can be used for: other vowels, or consonants; (in Akkadian d can replace t, and b and p are also interchangeable). There are also four sumerogrammic sub-forms for "lu" in the Epic of Gilgamesh, LU, and UDU, and DAB and DIB; LU transposes to Akkadian language, "lullû", for English language, (primitive) man; DAB transposes to ṣabātu, English for to seize, capture.

The usage numbers for lu (sign no. 537) in the Epic of Gilgamesh are as follows: dab-(2) times, dap-(4), dib-(1), lu-(293), tep-(1), tàb-(1), tib-(4), DAB-(4), DIB-(1), LU-(9), UDU-(1).

The lu cuneiform sign is within a small group of signs that are composed of 1- or 2-vertical strokes (at right or left), the other signs being no. 535 Ib (cuneiform), no. 536 ku (cuneiform) (only 1-vertical, left and right), no. 575 ur (cuneiform), and gáb (cuneiform).

Besides ša usage in word components of verbs, nouns, etc., it has a major usage between words. In Akkadian, for English language"who", it is an interrogative pronoun; in the Akkadian language as ša, (as "that", "what"; ("that (of)", "which (of)"), in English it used for who, what, which, etc..

Lu (surname 禄)

Lu is a Chinese surname. It is also spelled Luk according to the Cantonese pronunciation. Lu 禄 is listed 358th in the Song Dynasty classic text Hundred Family Surnames. Relatively uncommon, Lu 禄 is not among the top 300 surnames in China.

Lu (surname 逯)

Lu is a Chinese surname. It is also spelled Luk according to the Cantonese pronunciation. Lu 逯 is listed 404th in the Song Dynasty classic text Hundred Family Surnames. Relatively uncommon, Lu 逯 is not among the top 300 surnames in China.

Lu (surname 鹿)

Lu is a Chinese surname. It is also spelled Luk according to the Cantonese pronunciation. Lu 鹿 is a relatively uncommon name that is not listed in the Song dynasty classic text Hundred Family Surnames.

Lu (surname 路)

Lu is a Chinese surname. It is also spelled Lo according to the Cantonese pronunciation. Lu 路 is listed 138th in the Song Dynasty classic text Hundred Family Surnames. Lu 路 is the 116th most common surname in China, with a total population of 2.35 million.

Lu (surname 鲁)

is the pinyin romanization of the Chinese surname written in simplified character and in traditional character. It is also spelled Lo according to the Cantonese pronunciation. Lu 鲁 is listed 49th in the Song Dynasty classic text Hundred Family Surnames. As of 2008, Lu 鲁 is the 115th most common surname in China.

Lu (surname 卢)

is the pinyin romanization of the Chinese surname written in simplified character and in traditional character. It is also spelled Lo according to the Cantonese pronunciation. Lu 卢 is the 52nd most common surname in China, shared by 5.6 million people, or 0.475% of the Chinese population as of 2002. It is especially common in Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, and Hebei provinces. Lu 卢 is listed 167th in the Song Dynasty classic text Hundred Family Surnames.

Lu (surname 陆)

Lu is the pinyin and Wade–Giles romanization of the Chinese surname written in simplified character and in traditional character. It is also spelled Luk or Loke according to the Cantonese pronunciation. Lu 陆 is the 61st most common surname in China, shared by 4.2 million people. Most people with the surname live in southern China; 44% live in just two provinces: Jiangsu and Guangxi. Lu 陸 is listed 198th in the Song Dynasty classic text Hundred Family Surnames.

Lu (surname 芦)

is the pinyin romanization of the Chinese surname written in simplified character and in traditional character. It is also spelled Lo according to the Cantonese pronunciation. Lu 芦 is the 140th most common surname in China, with a population of 980,000. A relatively new surname, it is not listed in the Song dynasty classic text Hundred Family Surnames.

Usage examples of "lu".

This produced a model of the luren solar system and a very vague guestimate about characteristics of the sun itself.

They put him in the town jail and had Ernest Luber, his wife, and me come along to find out why this kid had killed a stupid hired hand by the name of Goeblick.

To his credit he could charge the rescue of two doomed men: Luber Jennings and the patrolman who covered the beat along the avenue.

She explained to the Benji chief that without removing the appendix, Luta would most certainly die.

Luta stood firm on his demands, and so the operation began, with Luta wide awake on the table and the walls lined with edgy Benji warriors.

The first one had been eighteen years before when he had stayed for a few days at Trux with lus father.

Made up of ligaments and cartilage, joints are well lubed to keep your bones moving smoothly.

By keeping the joints lubed, you experience less friction, less grinding, and less pain as you age.

A simmering conflict between the two groups has left the luren divided for generations.

Titus and his allies must stop the Tourists from using their technology to contact the luren homeworld-a move that would lead to the subjugation of all humanity.

His loyalty to The Blood-the luren species, on Earth as well as out in the galaxy-was above all personal considerations, and Abbot expected no less of Titus.

If a resistive human had fought Influence half so valiantly, the luren would have little chance in public.

Orl were just animals evolved for luren to feed on, but Tourists often used the word for humans.

Abbot, as his father, had both right and responsibility to destroy him if he turned unLawful and thus became a danger to luren security on Earth.

He avoided using luren terms because any accidental reference could betray her to Abbot.