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lab {n} (laboratory) SEE: laboratory ::
label {v} (put a ticket or sign on) :: eticheta
label {v} (give a label to in order to categorise) :: eticheta, categorisi
labium {n} (liplike structure) :: labie {f}
laboratory {n} (room, building or institution equipped for scientific research) :: laborator {m}
laboratory {n} (place where chemicals, drugs or microbes are prepared or manufactured) :: laborator {m}
laborer {n} (One who uses body strength instead of intellectual power to earn a wage, usually hourly) :: lucrător {m}, muncitor {m}
laborious {adj} (industrious) SEE: industrious ::
laborious {adj} (requiring much physical effort) :: laborios
labor market {n} (market consisting of workers) :: piață de muncă {f}
labor union {n} (labor union) SEE: trade union ::
labour {n} (work) :: muncă {f}
labour {n} (workers) :: muncitori {m-p}, lucrători {m-p}
labour force {n} (people available for employment) :: forță de muncă {f}
labyrinth {n} (maze) :: labirint
lace {n} (fabric) :: dantelă {f}
lace {n} (cord for fastening a shoe) SEE: shoelace ::
lacemaker {n} (woman who makes lace) :: dantelar {m}
lachrymose {adj} (tearful; causing tears) :: lăcrimos
lack {n} (deficiency, need) :: lipsă (de) {f}
lackey {n} (liveried male servant) :: lacheu {m}
laconic {adj} (using as few words as possible) :: laconic
laconism {n} (brevity in expression) :: laconism {n}
lacquer {n} (glossy, resinous material used as a surface coating) :: lac {n}
lacrimal duct {n} (channel in each eyelid) :: canal lacrimal {n}
lacrimal sac {n} (dilated upper end of the tear duct) :: sac lacrimal {m}
lad {n} (a boy) :: băiat {m}
ladder {n} (climbing tool) :: scară
ladder {n} (length of unravelled fabric in a knitted garment) :: scară
ladies' room {n} (lavatory intended for women, see also: toilet) :: toaletă feminină {f}
ladle {n} (deep-bowled spoon with a long, usually curved, handle) :: polonic {n}
lady {n} (mistress of a household) :: doamnă {f}
lady {n} (woman of breeding and authority) :: doamnă
lady {n} (wife of a lord) :: lady {f}, doamnă {f}
lady {n} (polite term referring a woman) :: doamnă {f}
lady {n} (toilets intended for use by women) :: dame {f-p}, femei {f-p}
ladybird {n} (member of Coccinellidae) :: buburuză {f}, gărgăriță {f}
ladybug {n} (ladybird) SEE: ladybird ::
ladyfinger {n} (small sponge cake) :: pișcot {n}
ladyfinger {n} (okra) SEE: okra ::
lady-in-waiting {n} (lady in the household of a woman of higher rank who attends he as a personal assistant) :: doamnă de onoare {f}
lady's man {n} (womanizer) SEE: womanizer ::
lady's mantle {n} (a herb) :: crețișoară {f}
lady's slipper {n} (Cypripedium calceolus) :: papucul-doamnei {m}
laggard {n} (one who lags behind) :: mocăit
lagopode {n} (ptarmigan) SEE: ptarmigan ::
laicism {n} (secularism) :: laicism {n}
lair {n} (of an animal) :: vizuină {f}
lake {n} (body of water) :: lac {n}
Lake Constance {prop} (Lake) :: Lacul Constanța {n}
Lalibela {prop} (town in Ethiopia) :: Lalibela
lalopathy {n} :: lalopatie {f}
lama {n} (master of Tibetan Buddhism) :: lama {m}
lamb {n} (young sheep) :: miel {m}, mioară {f}, mia {f}
lamb {n} (flesh of lamb as food) :: miel {m}
lamb {n} (meek person) :: mielușel {m}
lambda calculus {n} (algebraic system) :: calcul lambda {n}
lambda expression {n} (algebraic expression) :: expresie lambda {f}
lamb's lettuce {n} (corn salad) SEE: corn salad ::
lame {adj} (unable to walk properly because of a problem with one's feet or legs) :: șchiop {m}, olog {m}
lame {adj} (moving with difficulty) :: handicapat {m}, schiopatand
lame {adj} (slang: unconvincing) :: jalnic {m}, slab {m}, lipsit de gust {m}
lame {adj} (slang: failing to be cool, funny, interesting or relevant) :: anost {m}, plictisitor {m}, sters {m}
lame {adj} :: șchiop, olog
lamella {n} (gill of a mushroom) SEE: gill ::
lament {v} (express grief) :: lamenta
lament {v} (bewail) :: boci
lamentation {n} (the act of lamenting) :: lamentare {f}, lamentație {f}
lamentation {n} (mourning) :: doliu {n}
lamentation {n} (a sorrowful cry; a lament) :: lamentare {f}
Lamentations {prop} (book of the Bible) :: Plângerile {f-p}
lamina {n} (very thin layer of material) :: lamină {f}
lamina {n} ((anatomy) thin plate or scale) :: lamină {f}
lamina {n} ((botany) flat part of a leaf) :: lamină {f}
lammergeier {n} (bird) :: zăgan {m}, vultur bărbos {m}
lammergeyer {n} (vulture) SEE: lammergeier ::
lamp {n} (device producing light) :: lampă {f}, lampă electrică {f}
lamp {n} (oil device producing light) :: lampă {f}, lămpi {f-p}
lamprey {n} (a fish) :: lampretă {f}
lampshade {n} (cover over a lamp) :: abajur {n}
lance {n} (weapon of war) :: lance, suliță, fuște
lance {n} ((military) soldier armed with a lance) :: lăncier {m}
land {n} (part of Earth that is not covered by oceans or other bodies of water) :: uscat {n}, pământ {n}
land {n} (real estate or landed property) :: teren {n}, pământ {n}
land {n} (country or region) :: țară {f}
land {n} (ground that is suitable for farming) :: pământ {n} [arabil], teren {n} [cultivabil]
land {v} (to descend to a surface, especially from the air) :: a ateriza
land {v} (to deliver) SEE: deliver ::
land {n} (fright) SEE: fright ::
landing {n} (coming to earth, as of an airplane) :: aterizare
landlocked {adj} (surrounded by land) :: continental, închis (terestru)
landlord {n} (person who owns and rents land such as a house, apartment, or condo) :: gazdă {f}
landlouper {n} (vagabond) SEE: vagabond ::
landmark {n} (recognizable feature) :: punct de reper {n}, punct de orientare {n}
landrail {n} (Crex crex) SEE: corncrake ::
landscape {n} (portion of land or territory) :: peisaj {n}
landscape {n} (pictorial aspect of a country) :: peisaj {n}
landscaper {n} (one that does landscaping) :: peisagist-floricultor {m}
landslide {n} (natural disaster) :: alunecare de teren {f}, alunecare de pământ {f}
lane {n} (passageway) :: uliță {f}
language {n} (body of words used as a form of communication) :: limbă {f}
language {n} (the ability to communicate using words) :: vorbire {f}, limbaj {n}, limbă {f}
language {n} (nonverbal communication) :: limbaj {n}
language {n} (vocabulary of a particular field) :: limbaj {n}, jargon {n}
language {n} (computer language, see also: computer language) :: limbaj {n}
language barrier {n} (barrier to communication) :: bariera lingvistica {f}
language family {n} (set of languages) :: familie lingvistică {f}, familie de limbi {f}
languid {adj} (lacking enthusiasm, energy or strength) :: lânced
languor {n} (a state of the body or mind caused by exhaustion or disease and characterized by a languid feeling) :: langoare {f}, moleșeală {f}
lantern {n} (case of transparent material made to protect a flame, or light) :: lanternă {f}, felinar {n}
lanthanum {n} (metallic element) :: lantan {n}
Lao {n} (person) :: laoțian {m}, laoțiană
Lao {n} (language) :: laoțiană {f}, lao
Lao {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Laos, the people or their language) :: laoțian
Lao People's Democratic Republic {prop} (country in Southeast Asia (official name)) :: Republica Populară Democrată Lao {f}
Laos {prop} (country in Southeast Asia) :: Laos {n}
Laotian {n} (Laotian person) SEE: Lao ::
Laotian {prop} (language) :: lao
Laotian {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Laos) :: laoțian
lap {v} (to take liquid into the mouth with the tongue) :: îmbuca
laparoscopy {n} (examination or surgery on the peritoneal cavity) :: laparoscopie {f}
lapis lazuli {n} (precious blue stone) :: lapislazuli {n}, lazurit {n}
Laplace distribution {n} (probability distribution) :: distribuție Laplace
laptop {n} (computing: a laptop computer) :: computer portabil {n}, laptop {n}, notebook {n}, calculator portabil {n}
laptop computer {n} (laptop) SEE: laptop ::
lapwing {n} (bird belonging to the subfamily Vanellinae) :: nagâț {m}
larboard {n} (port) SEE: port ::
larceny {n} (law: unlawful taking of personal property) :: furt
larch {n} (a coniferous tree) :: zadă {f}, larice {f}
lard {n} (bacon) SEE: bacon ::
lard {n} (fat from the abdomen of a pig) :: untură
larder {n} (cool room used as food storage) :: cămară {f}
large {adj} (of greater size, see also: big) :: mare
large intestine {n} (bodily organ) :: intestin gros {n}
large white {n} (butterfly) :: albiliță {f}, fluture-de-varză {m}
lark {n} (bird) :: ciocârlie {f}
lark {n} (one who wakes early) :: persoană matinală {f}
larkspur {n} (Delphinium) :: nemțișor {m}
larva {n} (a stage of growth) :: larvă {f}
larva {n} (an animal in such stage of growth, see also: tadpole) :: larvă {f}
larynx {n} (organ involved in breath control, protection of the trachea, and sound production) :: laringe {n}
lascivious {adj} (wanton) :: lasciv
lasciviousness {n} (the state or characteristic of being lascivious) :: lascivitate {f}
laser {n} (device producing beam of light) :: laser {n}
lash {n} (eyelash; hair growing from the eyelid) SEE: eyelash ::
lass {n} (sweetheart) SEE: sweetheart ::
last {adj} (final) :: ultim
last {adj} (most recent) :: ultim
last {v} (to endure, continue over time) :: dura
last {n} (tool) :: formă {f}
last but not least {adv} (An expression to start the last item of a list) :: ultimul dar nu cel din urmă
last but one {adj} (penultimate) SEE: penultimate ::
last name {n} (surname) SEE: surname ::
last night {n} (previous evening or night) :: noaptea trecută {f}, azi noapte
last night {adv} (during the night before today) :: aseară, ieri noapte
last time {n} (the ultimate occurrence) :: ultima oară
last time {n} (the previous occurrence) :: data trecută
last year {adv} (year before this one, see also: yesteryear) :: anul trecut
latch {n} (fastening for a door) :: zăvor {n}, zăvoare {n-p}
late {adj} (near the end of a period of time) :: târziu
late {adj} (not arriving until after an expected time) :: târziu
late {adv} (proximate in time) :: târziu
Late Antiquity {prop} (the period between classical antiquity and the Middle Ages) :: Antichitatea târzie {f}
lately {adv} (recently) SEE: recently ::
latency {n} (delay) :: latență
lateness {n} (The property of being late) :: întârziere {f}, zăbavă {f}
lateral sclerosis {n} (disease) :: scleroză laterală {f}
latest {adj} (superlative of the adjective late; most late) :: ultim, cel mai din urmă
latest {adj} (most recent) :: ultim
latex {n} (milky sap) :: latex {n}
lathe {n} (machine tool used to shape a piece of material) :: strung {n}
Latin {adj} (Roman Catholic) SEE: Roman Catholic ::
Latin {adj} (of the language) :: (limbă) latină, latin
Latin {adj} (of ancient Rome) :: latin, roman
Latin {adj} (of descendants from ancient Romans) :: latin, roman
Latin {adj} (of/from Latin America) :: latino-american
Latin {prop} (language of the ancient Romans) :: limbă latină {f}, latină {f}
Latin {n} (person native to ancient Rome or its Empire) :: latin {m}, latină {f}, roman {m}, romană {f}
Latin {n} :: latin {m}, latină {f}, roman {m}, romană {f}
Latin alphabet {n} (the 26-letter alphabet) :: alfabet latin {n}
Latin Church {prop} (one of the particular churches) :: Biserică Latină
Latinity {n} (essence of being Latin) :: latinitate {f}
latitude {n} (angular distance north or south from the equator) :: latitudine {f}
latitude {n} (imaginary line parallel to the equator) :: latitudine {f}
latitude {n} (freedom from restrictions) :: latitudine {f}
lato sensu {phrase} (in the broad sense) :: lato sensu
latrine {n} (a very simple toilet facility, usually just a pit or trench, see also: toilet; outhouse) :: latrínă {f}, privátă {f}
latrine {n} (chamber pot) SEE: chamber pot ::
lattice {n} (regular spacing or arrangement of geometric points) :: rețea, latice
Latvia {prop} (country) :: Letonia {f}
Latvian {adj} (pertaining to Latvia or the Latvian language) :: leton
Latvian {n} (Baltic language of Latvia) :: letonă {f}
Latvian {n} (person pertaining to Latvia) :: leton {m}, letonă {f}
Latvian SSR {prop} (Soviet republic) :: Republica Sovietică Socialistă Letonă {f}, RSS Letonă {f}
laud {n} (praise or glorification) :: laudă {f}
laud {v} (to praise, to glorify) :: lăuda
laudableness {n} (quality of being laudable) :: laudabilitate {f}
laugh {n} (expression of mirth peculiar to the human species) :: râs, râset
laugh {v} (show mirth by peculiar movement of the muscles of the face and emission of sounds) :: râde
laughter {n} (sound (as) of laughing) :: râs {n}, râset
laughter {n} :: râs {n}
launcher {n} (a device that throws something) :: lansator {n}
launder {n} (washerwoman) SEE: washerwoman ::
launderer {n} (one who engages in the business of laundering) :: spălător {m}
laundress {n} (A woman whose employment is laundering) :: spălătoreasă {f}
laundry {n} (laundering; washing) :: spălare {f}, spălat {n}
laundry {n} (place or room where laundering is done) :: spălătorie {f}, cameră de spălat {f}
laundry {n} (that which needs to be laundered) :: rufe {f-p}, lucruri de spălat {n-p}, rufă {f}
laundry {n} :: rufă {f}
Laura {prop} (female given name) :: Laura
laurel {n} (Laurus nobilis) :: laur {m}, dafin {m}
laurel {n} (crown of laurel) :: coroană de lauri
Laurence {prop} (male given name) :: Laurențiu
lava {n} (molten rock) :: lavă {f}
lavatory {n} (toilet) SEE: toilet ::
lavatory {n} (sink) SEE: sink ::
lavender {n} (plant) :: levănțică {f}, lavandă {f}
lavender {n} (colour) :: violaceu {n}
lavender {adj} (colour) :: liliachiu, violaceu
law {n} (body of rules established in a community by its authorities) :: lege {f}, drept
law {n} (any rule that must or should be obeyed) :: lege {f}
law {n} (statement of (observed, established) order, sequence or relationship of phenomena) :: lege {f}
law {n} (mathematics: statement that is true under specified conditions) :: lege {f}
law {n} (informal: the police) :: lege {f}
law {n} :: lege {f}
law enforcement {n} (various government agencies involved in the prevention of crime and the apprehension of criminals) :: organ juridic {n}, autoritate juridică {f}
lawful {adj} (conforming to or recognised by law or rules) :: legal {m}
lawlessness {n} (lack of law and order) :: anarhie {f}, ilegalitate {f}
lawmaker {n} (legislator) SEE: legislator ::
lawman {n} (lawyer) SEE: lawyer ::
lawn {n} (ground covered with grass) :: peluză {f}
lawn mower {n} (machine for cutting grass) SEE: lawnmower ::
lawn-mower {n} (lawnmower) SEE: lawnmower ::
lawnmower {n} (a device to cut grass) :: cositoare {f}
Lawrence {prop} (male given name) SEE: Laurence ::
lawrencium {n} (chemical element) :: lawrenciu {n}, lawrențiu {n}
lawsuit {n} (case where a court is needed to resolve differences) :: caz judiciar {n}, proces, cauză {f}
lawyer {n} (professional person authorized to practice law) :: avocat {m}, avocată {f}
lay {v} (to place something down in a position of rest) :: culca
lay {v} (to deposit an egg) :: oua
layabout {n} (lazy person) :: trântor {m}, parazit {m}, leneș
lay an egg {v} (to produce an egg) :: oua
lay bare {v} (reveal) :: dezvălui
layer {n} (single thickness of some material covering a surface) :: strat, așternut, acoperământ {n}
lay off {v} (to dismiss workers from employment) :: concedia, da afară
layout {n} (map or a drawing of a construction site) :: plan {n}
laytime {n} (amount of time specified in a charter party for a vessel's loading and unloading) :: timp de stalii
lay waste {v} (to completely destroy) :: devasta
Lazarus {prop} (male given name) :: Lazăr {m}
laziness {n} (quality of being lazy) :: lene
Lazio {prop} (Italian region) :: Lazio
lazurite {n} (lapis lazuli) SEE: lapis lazuli ::
lazy {adj} (unwilling to work) :: leneș, puturos, indolent, trândav
lea {n} (open field, meadow) :: pășune {f}, pajiște {f}
lead {n} (chemical element) :: plumb {n}
lead {v} (guide or conduct with the hand, or by means of some physical contact connection) :: a duce
lead {v} (conduct or direct with authority) :: conduce
lead {v} :: a conduce, a îndruma
lead astray {v} (to cause to believe untruth) :: înșela
leader {n} (one having authority) :: conducător, lider {m}, şef {m}
leaf {n} (part of a plant) :: frunză {f}
leaf {n} (sheet of any substance beaten or rolled until very thin) :: folie {f}
leaf {n} (sheet of a book) :: foaie {f}
leaf through {v} (to turn the pages of (a book) idly, reading short sections at random) :: frunzări
leafy {adj} (covered with leaves) :: frunzos
leafy {adj} (containing much foliage) :: frunzos
leafy {adj} :: frunzos
league {n} (a group or association of cooperating members) :: alianță {f}, coaliție {f}, ligă
league {n} (organization of sports teams) :: ligă {f}
league {v} (to form an association) :: a se alia, a se coaliza
league {n} (distance) :: leghe
League of Nations {prop} (international organization) :: Liga Națiunilor {f}
leakage {n} (act of leaking) :: pierdere {f}
leakage {n} (undesired flow of electric current) :: scurgere de curent {f}
lean {v} (to hang outwards) :: inclina, rezema
lean {v} (to press against) :: ține
lean {adj} (being slim, not fleshy) :: subțire, slab
lean {adj} (of meat, having little fat) :: slab
Leaning Tower of Pisa {prop} (the leaning bell tower in the Italian town of Pisa) :: Turnul înclinat din Pisa {n}
lean-to {n} (type of shelter) :: șopron {n}
leap {v} :: sări, sălta
leap {n} :: săltare {f}, salt {n}
leapfrog {n} (game) :: capră {f}
leap year {n} (366-day year in the Gregorian calendar) :: an bisect {m}, an bisectil {m}
learn {v} (to acquire knowledge or ability) :: învăța
learn {v} (to make use of a bad experience) :: învăța
learn {v} (to be studying) :: învăța, studiu
learn {v} (to come to know; to become informed of; to find out) :: afla
learned {adj} (having much learning) :: învățat {m} {n}, erudit {m}
learned {adj} (scholarly) SEE: scholarly ::
learner {n} (one that is learning) :: învățăcel {m}
learning {n} (action of the verb) :: instruire {f}, învățare {f}
learning {n} (accumulated knowledge) :: învățătură {f}
lease {n} (contract granting use or occupation of property) :: contract de închiriere {n}
leash {n} (long cord for dogs) :: lesă {f}
least common multiple {n} ((number theory)) :: cel mai mic mutiplu comun {m}, c.m.m.m.c.
least weasel {n} (Mustela nivalis) :: nevăstuică {f}
leather {n} (material produced by tanning animal skin) :: piele {f}, piele de animal {f}
leather {adj} (made of leather) :: [fabricat] din piele
leatherette {n} (a type of fabric) :: scai {n}
leave {v} (to cause to remain as available, not take away, refrain from depleting) :: lăsa
leave {v} (to depart from, end one's connection or affiliation with) :: pleca
leave {v} (to depart (intransitive)) :: pleca
leave me alone {phrase} (stop talking to me) :: lasă-mi în pace
leaven {n} (any agent used to make dough rise) :: plămădeală {f}, maia {f}, covoseală {f}, plămadă {f}
leave of absence {n} (absence from work) SEE: leave ::
leave out {v} (to leave out or to not include) SEE: omit ::
Lebanese {n} (A person from Lebanon) :: libanez {m}, libaneză {f}
Lebanese {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Lebanon, its people or language) :: libanez
Lebanese Republic {prop} (official name of Lebanon) :: Republica Libaneză {f}
Lebanon {prop} (Lebanese Republic) :: Liban {m}
Lecco {prop} (town) :: Lecco
lechery {n} (Inordinate indulgence in sexual activity) :: desfrâu
lecture {n} (a spoken lesson) :: lectura {f}, conferinţă {f}
LED {n} (light-emitting diode) :: diodă luminoasă {f}, LED {n}, diodă emitentă de lumină {f}
ledger {n} (book for keeping notes) :: registrul mare {n}
ledger {n} (collection of accounting entries) :: registrul mare, registru principal {n}
leech {n} (annelid) :: lipitoare {f}
leech {n} (physician) SEE: physician ::
leek {n} (vegetable) :: praz {m}
left {adj} (the west side of the body when one is facing north) :: stâng
left {adv} (on the left side) :: la stânga
left {adv} (towards the left side) :: la stânga
left {n} (the left side) :: stânga {f}
left {n} (the ensemble of left-wing political parties) :: stângă {f}
left {v} (remaining) :: rămas
left-handed {n} (preferring the left hand over the right) :: stângaci
leftish {adj} (left-wing) SEE: left-wing ::
left-wing {adj} (favoring social equality) :: de stânga
leg {n} (lower limb from groin to ankle) :: gambă {f}, picior {n}
legacy {n} (money or property bequeathed to someone in a will) :: moștenire {f}
legal {adj} (relating to the law or to lawyers) :: legal
legal {adj} (having its basis in the law) :: legal, juridic
legal {adj} (allowed or prescribed by law) :: legal
legal entity {n} (organisation that the law treats as a legal person) SEE: legal person ::
legality {n} (lawfulness) :: legalitate {f}
legally {adv} (as permitted by law) :: legal
legally {adv} (from a legal perspective) :: legal, juridic, juridicește
legal person {n} (organization or group of people) :: persoană juridică {f}
legend {n} (story of unknown origin describing plausible but extraordinary past events) :: legendă, mit
legend {n} (key to the symbols and color codes on a map) :: legendă {f}
legendary {adj} (of or pertaining to a legend) :: legendar, mitic
leghorn {n} (small white chicken breed) :: leghorn {n}
legible {adj} (clear enough to be read) :: lizibil, citeț, delușit, descifrabil
legion {n} (the major unit or division of the Roman army) :: legiune
legislative {adj} (having the power to make laws) :: legislativ
legislative {n} (branch of government) SEE: legislative branch ::
legislative branch {n} (branch of government) :: legislativ {n}
legislator {n} (who creates or enacts laws) :: legiuitor {m}, legiuitoare {f}, legislator {m}, legislatoare {f}
legislature {n} (governmental body) :: corp legislativ {n}
legist {n} (legislator) SEE: legislator ::
legitimacy {n} (quality of being legitimate or valid; validity) :: legitimitate {f}
leguaan {n} (iguana) SEE: iguana ::
legume {n} (member of Leguminosae family) :: leguminoasă {f}
leguminous {adj} (of the Leguminosae family) :: leguminos
Leipzig {prop} (city in Saxony, Germany) :: Lipsca
leisure {n} (freedom provided) :: răgaz {n}
leisure {n} (time free) :: răgaz {n}, timp liber
lemma {n} (linguistics: lexeme) SEE: lexeme ::
lemma {n} (mathematics: proposition used mainly in the proof of some other proposition) :: lemă {f}
lemma {n} (linguistics: canonical form of a term) :: lemă
lemming {n} (rodent) :: leming {m}
lemon {n} (citrus fruit) :: lămâie {f}
lemon {n} (tree) :: lămâi {m}
lemon {n} :: lămâi {m}, galben-verziu, acru
lemon {adj} (having the colour/color of lemons) :: galben-verziu
lemon balm {n} (Melissa officinalis) :: roiniță {f}
lemon verbena {n} (shrub) :: lămâiță {f}, verbină {f}
lemur {n} (strepsirrhine primate of the infraorder Lemuriformes, superfamily Lemuroidea) :: lemur {m}
lend {v} (to allow to be used temporarily) :: împrumuta
lend {v} ((proscribed) to borrow) SEE: borrow ::
length {n} (distance from end to end) :: lungime
lengthen {v} (to make longer) :: lungi
leniency {n} (quality of mercy or forgiveness, especially in the assignment of punishment as in a court case) :: blândețe {f}, toleranță {f}, indulgență {f}, îngăduință {f}
lenient {adj} (tolerant; not strict) :: tolerant {m} {n}, tolerantă {f}, indulgent {m} {n}, blând {m} {n}, îngăduitor {m} {n}
Leningrad {prop} (name of Saint Petersburg, 1924-1991) :: Leningrad
Leninian {adj} (of or pertaining to Lenin) SEE: Leninist ::
Leninism {n} (the political philosophy named after Vladimir Lenin) :: leninism
Leninist {adj} (of or relating to Lenin) :: leninist {m}, leninistă {f}
Leninist {adj} (of or relating to Leninism) :: leninist
lens {n} (object focusing or defocusing the light passing through it) :: lentilă {f}
lens {n} (biology: genus of the legume family; its bean) :: linte {f}
lens {n} (anatomy: transparent crystalline structure in the eye) :: cristalin {n}
lens {v} (to film) :: filma
Lent {n} (Christian period of penitence before Easter) :: postul mare, postul Paștelui, postul Paștilor, păresimi, Păresimi {f-p}
lentigo {n} (pigmented spot on the skin) SEE: freckle ::
lentil {n} (plant Lens culinaris) :: linte
lentil {n} (seed used as food) :: linte {f}
Leo {prop} (male given name) :: Leon
Leo {prop} (constellation) :: Leul {m}
Leo {prop} (astrological sign) :: Leu {m}
Leo {n} (Someone with a Leo star sign) :: Leu {m}
leopard {n} (a large wild cat with a spotted coat, Panthera pardus) :: leopard {m}
leprosy {n} (infectious disease caused by infection by Mycobacterium leprae) :: lepră {f}
lepton {n} (elementary particle) :: lepton {m}
lesbian {adj} :: lesbian
lesbian {n} (homosexual woman) :: lesbiană {f}, lesbi {f}
Lesbian {n} (lesbian) SEE: lesbian ::
Lesbian {adj} (lesbian) SEE: lesbian ::
lesbianism {n} (Female homosexuality) :: lesbianism {n}
lesbo {n} (lesbian) SEE: lesbian ::
Lesbos {prop} (island) :: Lesbos {n}
lesion {n} (a wound or an injury) :: leziune {f}
Lesotho {prop} (country in Southern Africa) :: Lesotho {n}
less {determiner} (not as much) :: mai puțin
less {determiner} :: mai puțin
-less {suffix} (lacking) :: fără
lesser black-backed gull {n} (Larus fuscus) :: pescăruș negricios
lesser panda {n} (Ailurus fulgens) SEE: red panda ::
lesser spotted woodpecker {n} (Dendrocopoes minor) :: ciocănitoare
lesson {n} (section of learning or teaching) :: lecție {f}
lesson {n} (something learned) :: lecție
lesson {n} (something that serves as a warning or encouragement) :: lecție
less than {adj} (the character <) :: mai mic decât
less-than-stellar {adj} (not very good) SEE: poor ::
less-than-stellar {adj} (mediocre) SEE: mediocre ::
lest {conj} (for fear that) :: în caz că
lest {conj} (that (without the negative particle)) :: care
let {v} (to allow) :: lăsa
let alone {conj} (to say nothing of) :: darămite
lethargy {n} (pathological state of fatigue) :: letargie {f}
lethargy {n} (state of extreme torpor or apathy) :: letargie {f}
Letitia {prop} (female given name) :: Letiția {f}
let's {v} (let us; forming first-person plural imperative) :: (hai) + first-person plural subjunctive, eg. (hai) să mergem, haide
letter {n} (letter of the alphabet) :: literă {f}, caracter {n}
letter {n} (written message) :: scrisoare {f}
letterbox {n} (collection point for mail) :: cutie poștală {f}
letterhead {n} :: antet {n}
let there be light {phrase} (let there be light) :: ă fie lumină
Lettic {adj} (Latvian) SEE: Latvian ::
Lettish {adj} (Latvian) SEE: Latvian ::
Lettish {n} (Latvian) SEE: Latvian ::
lettuce {n} (an edible plant, Lactuca) :: lăptucă {f}, salată
lettuce {n} (the leaves of the lettuce plant, eaten as a vegetable or dish) :: salată
Letzeburgesh {prop} (Germanic language) SEE: Luxembourgish ::
leu {n} (unit of currency of Romania) :: leu
leu {n} (unit of currency of Moldova) :: leu
leucine {n} (essential amino acid; C6H13NO2) :: leucină {f}
leukemia {n} (cancer of blood forming tissue) :: leucemie {f}
level {adj} (same height at all places) :: plan, plat, șes, nivelat
level {adj} (at the same height as some reference) :: de egal nivel
level {n} (tool) :: nivelă {f}, instrument de nivelare {n}
level {n} (distance relative to a given reference elevation) :: nivel {n}, nivele {p}
level {n} (degree or amount) :: grad {n}, grade {p}, nivel {n}
level {n} (floor of a building) :: etaj {n}, etaje {p}, nivel, nivele {p}, cat {n}
level {v} (to adjust so as to make level) :: nivela
level {v} (to levy) SEE: levy ::
level-headed {adj} (possessing sound judgement) :: cumpătat, cu scaun la cap [popular], judicios
leveret {n} (a young hare) :: iepuraș
levigate {v} (to lighten) SEE: lighten ::
levitation {n} :: levitație
Leviticus {prop} (the book of the Bible and Torah) :: Leviticul
levy {v} (to impose a tax) :: impozita, taxa
levy {v} (to draft into military service) :: recruta
levy {n} (act of levying) :: impozitare {f}, taxare {m}
lewd {adj} (lascivious) :: lasciv {m}, indecent {m}
Lewis {prop} (male given name) SEE: Louis ::
lexeme {n} (unit of vocabulary, the different forms of the same lemma) :: lexem {n}
lexical analysis {n} (conversion of a stream of characters to a stream of meaningful tokens) :: analiză lexicală
lexicographer {n} (one who writes or compiles a dictionary) :: lexicograf {m}, lexicografă {f}
lexicography {n} (art or craft of compiling, writing, and editing dictionaries) :: lexicografie {f}
lexicological {adj} (pertaining to lexicology) :: lexicologic {m}, lexicologică {f}
lexicology {n} (linguistic discipline) :: lexicologie {f}
lexicon {n} (dictionary of lexemes) :: lexicon {n}
Leyden jar {n} (glass jar used to accumulate static electricity) :: butelie de Leyda {f}
LGBT {n} (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender/Transexual) :: LGBT
liability {n} (debt) :: responsabilitate
liable {adj} (responsible) :: răspunzător, responsabil
liable {adj} (exposed to a certain contingency) :: pasibil
liaison {n} (communication between two parties or groups) :: legătură {f}
liaison {n} :: legatura {f}
liana {n} (climbing woody vine) :: liană {f}
liar {n} (one who tells lies) :: mincinos {m}, mincinoasă {f}
libel {v} (to defame someone) :: defăima
liberal {adj} :: liberal
liberal arts {n} (academic course of instruction intended to provide general knowledge) :: arte liberale {f-p}
liberalism {n} (political movement) :: liberalism {n}
liberation {n} (act of liberating or the state of being liberated) :: liberație {f}
Liberia {prop} (country in Western Africa) :: Liberia {f}
Liberian {n} (A person from Liberia) :: liberian {m}, liberiană {f}
Liberian {adj} (pertaining to Liberia) :: liberian
liberty {n} (condition of being free) :: libertate {f}, slobod {f}
libidinous {adj} (having lustful desires) :: libidinos
libido {n} (sexual urges or drives) :: libido {n}
Libra {prop} (constellation) :: Balanța {f}
Libra {prop} (astrological sign) :: Balanță
librarian {n} (the manager of a library) :: bibliotecar {m}, bibliotecară {f}
librarian {n} (one who cares for the publications etc. in a library) :: bibliotecar {m}, bibliotecară {f}
librarian {n} (a person who processes and organizes information) :: arhivist {m}, arhivistă {f}
library {n} (institution which holds books etc.) :: bibliotecă {f}
library {n} (collection of books) :: bibliotecă {f}
Libya {prop} (country in Northern Africa) :: Libia {f}
Libyan {adj} (Of, from, or pertaining to Libya, the Libyan people or the Libyan language) :: libian
Libyan {n} (person) :: libian {m}, libiană {f}
licence {n} (license) SEE: license ::
licence {v} (license) SEE: license ::
license {n} (legal document giving official permission to do something) :: licență {f}
lichen {n} (something which spreads across something else, causing damage) SEE: cancer ::
lichen {n} (symbiotic association of algae and fungi) :: lichen {m}
lick {v} (to stroke with the tongue) :: linge
licorice {n} (plant) :: lemn-dulce {n}
licorice {n} :: lemn dulce
lid {n} (top or cover) :: capac {n}
lie {v} (be in horizontal position) :: sta culcat, zăcea, a sta întins, a sta orizontal
lie {v} (be situated) :: a fi situat, a se găsi
lie {v} (tell an intentional untruth) :: minți
lie {n} (intentionally false statement) :: minciună {f}
Liechtenstein {prop} (Principality of Liechtenstein) :: Liechtenstein {n}
lie down {v} (assume a reclining position) :: se culca
liege {n} (The subject of a sovereign or lord; a liegeman) :: vasal {m}
lieu {n} (in lieu, in lieu of) SEE: in lieu ::
lieutenant {n} (lowest commissioned officer rank) :: locotenent {m}
lieutenant {n} (person who executes the plans and directives of another) :: locțiitor {m}
lieutenant {n} :: locțiitor, locotenent
lieutenant commander {n} (naval officer) :: locotenent-comandor {m}
lieutenant general {n} (an officer above major general and below general) :: general-locotenent {m}
life {n} (the state of being alive) :: viață {f}
life {n} (the essence of the manifestation and the foundation of the being) :: viață {f}
life {n} (the subjective and inner manifestation of the individual) :: viață {f}
life {n} (duration) :: durată {f}
life after death {n} (afterlife) SEE: afterlife ::
life assurance {n} (insurance policy) SEE: life insurance ::
life cycle {n} (course of stages through which an organism passes) :: ciclu de viață {n}
life cycle {n} (useful life of a product or system; developmental history of an individual or group) :: ciclu de viață {m}
lifeguard {n} (attendant) :: salvamar {m}
lifeguard {n} (lifesaver) :: colac de salvare {m}
lifeguard {n} (bodyguard) SEE: bodyguard ::
life insurance {n} (form of insurance) :: asigurare de viață
life style {n} (lifestyle) SEE: lifestyle ::
life-style {n} (lifestyle) SEE: lifestyle ::
lifestyle {n} (style of living) :: stil de viață {n}
lifetime {n} (duration of the life of someone or something) :: durată de viață
lifetime {n} (informal, hyperbolic: a long period of time) :: eternitate
lift {v} (to raise or rise) :: ridica
lift {n} (mechanical device for vertically transporting goods or people) :: lift {n}, ascensor {n}
lift {n} (thief) SEE: thief ::
lifter {n} (weightlifter) SEE: weightlifter ::
lifting {n} (weightlifting) SEE: weightlifting ::
ligament {n} (band of strong tissue that holds the bones of an animal in position) :: ligament {n}
ligature {n} (act of tying) :: legare {f}, legătură {f}
ligature {n} (cord etc.) :: frânghie {f}, șnur {n}, sfoară {f}, funie {f}
ligature {n} (typography: character that combines multiple letters) :: ligatură {f}
light {v} (to start (a fire)) :: aprinde
light {v} (to illuminate) :: lumina, ilumina
light {v} :: [1] aprinde, [2] ilumina
light {adj} (of low weight) :: ușor
light {adj} :: ușor {m}, ușoară {f}
light {n} (electromagnetic waves) :: lumină {f}
light {n} (source of illumination) :: lumină {f}, corp de iluminat {n}, far {n} [car light]
light {n} (spiritual illumination) :: lumină {f}
light {n} (point of view) :: lumină {f}
lightboat {n} (lightship) SEE: lightship ::
light bulb {n} (evacuated glass bulb containing a metal filament that produces light) :: bec {n}, bulb de lampă
lighten {v} (to alleviate) :: ușura
lighten {v} (to make light in weight) :: ușura
lighter {n} (fire making device) :: brichetă {f}
light globe {n} (light bulb) SEE: light bulb ::
light globe {n} :: glob luminos {n}
lighthouse {n} (building containing a light to warn or guide ships) :: far {n}
lighthouse keeper {n} (person who lives in a lighthouse and tends the light) :: paznic de far {m}
light industry {n} (industry that does not require high capitalization or heavy machinery) :: industrie ușoară {f}
lightning {n} (flash of light) :: fulger {n}, trăsnet {n}
lightning bug {n} (firefly) SEE: firefly ::
lightsaber {n} (a fictional type of sword) :: sabie laser {f}
lightship {n} (lightship) :: navă-far {f}
light spectrum {n} (range of colors) SEE: spectrum ::
lightspeed {n} (the speed of light) :: viteza luminii {f}
light switch {n} (switch used to turn the light on or off) :: întrerupător {n}, comutator {n}
light up {v} (to bring light to something) :: ilumina, lumina
light up {v} (to become light) :: lumina
lightvessel {n} (lightship) SEE: lightship ::
lightweight {n} (boxer) :: categorie ușoară {f}
lightweight {adj} (having less than average weight) :: ușor [subponderal]
light year {n} (astronomical distance) :: an-lumină
lignite {n} (coal) :: lignit {n}
like {v} (enjoy) :: plăcea [with subject and object reversed]
like {n} (something that a person likes) :: preferință {f}
like {prep} (similar to) :: ca
like father, like son {proverb} (a son will have traits similar to his father) :: cum e tatăl, așa-i și fiul, ce se naște din pisică, șoareci mănâncă, așchia nu sare departe de trunchi
likelihood {n} (probability) :: probabilitate, verosimilitate
likely {adv} (probably) SEE: probably ::
likeness {n} (similarity) SEE: similarity ::
like two peas in a pod {prep} (very similar) :: ca două picături de apă
likewise {adv} (also; moreover; too) SEE: too ::
lilac {n} (shrub) :: liliac {m}
lilac {n} (flower) :: liliac {m}
lilac {n} (colour) :: violet {n}
lilac {adj} (colour) :: liliachiu, lila, violet
Lille {prop} (city in France) :: Lille {f}
Lilongwe {prop} (capital of Malawi) :: Lilongwe {n}
lily {n} (flower in the genus Lilium) :: crin {m}, lilie {f}
lily of the valley {n} (Convallaria majalis) :: lăcrimioară {f}
limb {n} (major appendage of human or animal) :: mădular {n}, ciolan {n}, membru {n}
limber {adj} (flexible) SEE: flexible ::
lime {n} (linden tree) SEE: linden ::
lime {n} (inorganic material containing calcium) :: oxid de calciu {m}, var {n}
lime {v} (to treat with lime) :: vărui
lime {n} (green citrus fruit) :: limetă {f}, lămâie verde {f}
lime {n} (citrus tree) :: limetă {f}
limestone {n} (abundant rock of marine and fresh-water sediments) :: calcar
limit {n} (boundary) :: limită {f}
limit {n} (mathematics: value to which a sequence converges) :: limită, valoare extremă {f}, graniță {f}, margine {f}
limit {n} (mathematics: abstraction of this concept of limit) :: valoare limită {f}
limit {v} (restrict) :: limita, restrânge
limitable {adj} (able to be limited) :: limitabil
limited {adj} (with certain limits placed upon it) :: limitat {m} {n}, mărginit {m} {n}
limited liability company {n} (type of company) :: societate cu răspundere limitată {f}
limited partnership {n} (type of partnership) :: societate în comandită {f}
limnodophyte {n} (helophyte) SEE: helophyte ::
limo {n} (limousine) SEE: limousine ::
limonite {n} (mineral consisting of hydrous iron oxides) :: limonit {n}
limousine {n} (luxury sedan/saloon car) :: limuzină
limp {v} (to walk lamely) :: șchiopăta
limpid {adj} (clear) :: limpede
linden {n} (tree) :: tei
line {n} (rope, cord, or string) :: funie {f}, frânghie {f}, sfoară {f}, șnur {n}, ață {f}
line {n} (geometry: infinite one-dimensional figure) :: dreaptă {f}, linie deaptă {f}
line {n} (geometry: continuous finite segment of such a figure) :: segment (de dreaptă) {n}
line {n} (graph theory: edge of a graph) :: muchie {f}, cant {n}
line {n} (geography: circle of latitude or of longitude, as represented on a map) :: latitudine {f}, longitudine {f}
line {n} (geography: equator) :: ecuator {n}
line {n} (music: one of the straight horizontal and parallel prolonged strokes on and between which the notes are placed) :: linie (de portativ) {f}
line {n} (long tape, or a narrow ribbon of steel, etc., marked with subdivisions, as feet and inches, for measuring; a tapeline) :: metru (de măsură) {m}
line {n} (direction, path) :: direcție {f}, linie directoare {f}
line {n} (telephone or network connection) :: linie
line {n} (straight sequence of people, queue) :: coadă
lineage {n} (descent) :: descendență {f}, filiație {f}
linear algebra {n} (branch of mathematics) :: algebră liniară
linear space {n} (vector space) SEE: vector space ::
linen {n} (thread or cloth made from flax fiber) :: in {n}
linen {n} (items) :: lenjerie {f}
line of battle {n} :: linie de bătaie {f}
line of centers {n} (line joining centers of figures) :: linia centrelor {f}
line of centers {n} (line joining two centers, or fulcra, as of wheels or levers) :: linia centrelor {f}
line of credit {n} (financial agreement) :: linie de credit {f}
line of credit {n} :: linie de credit {f}
line of scrimmage {n} (American football) :: linie de bătaie {f}, linie de luptă {f}
line of sight {n} (A straight line along which an observer has a clear view) :: linie de vedere {f}, câmp de vedere {n}
line of succession {n} (ordered sequence of successors) :: linie de succesiune {f}
liner {n} (ship of the line) :: nava de linie {f} , acoperitoare
line segment {n} (part of a line) :: segment de dreaptă {n}, segment {n}
-ling {suffix} (Diminutive) :: -el, -șor, -uț, -uș, -aș
linger {v} (to stay or remain in a place or situation) :: sta, rămâne, lenevi
lingonberry {n} (shrub) :: merișor {m}
lingonberry {n} (berry) :: merișor {n}
lingual {adj} (related to language) SEE: linguistic ::
linguist {n} (one who studies linguistics) :: lingvist {m}, lingvistă {f}
linguist {n} (a person skilled in languages) :: lingvist {m}, lingvistă {f}
linguist {n} (a human translator; an interpreter, especially in the armed forces) :: translator {m}, interpret {f}
linguistic {adj} (of or relating to language) :: lingvistic
linguistic {adj} (of or relating to linguistics) :: lingvistic, de lingvistică
linguistic {adj} (of or relating to computer languages) :: computero-lingvistic
linguistics {n} (scientific study of language) :: lingvistică {f}
lining {n} (covering for the inside of something) :: acoperire
link {n} (connection) :: legătură {f}
link {n} (element of a chain) :: verigă {f}, za {f}
link {n} (computing: short for hyperlink, see also: hyperlink) :: hyperlink {n}, legătură {f}
link {n} :: legătură {f}
linkage {n} (connection or relation between things or ideas) SEE: link ::
lint {n} (fuzzy fluff) :: scamă {f}
lintel {n} (horizontal structural beam) :: buiandrug {m}, lintou {n}
lion {n} (big cat Panthera leo) :: leu {m}
lion cub {n} (young lion) :: leușor {m}, leuț {m}
lioness {n} (female lion) :: leoaică {f}
lionet {n} (lion cub) SEE: lion cub ::
Lionheart {prop} (nickname of Richard I of England) :: Inimă de Leu
lion's den {n} (a dangerous or frightening place) :: groapa cu lei
lion's share {n} (the majority; a large or generous portion) :: partea leului {f}
lip {n} (fleshy protrusion framing the mouth) :: buză {f}, buze {p}
liplessness {n} (medical condition) :: acheilía {f}
lippitude {n} (blearedness) SEE: blearedness ::
lipreading {n} (the act of reading lips) :: labiolectură {f}
lipstick {n} (make-up for the lips) :: ruj {n}, roșu de buze {m}
lipstick {n} (stick of this make-up) :: ruj {n}
lip sync {n} (synchronization of music with lips) :: play-back {n}
liquefied natural gas {n} (natural gas converted to liquid) :: gaz natural lichefiat {n}
liquefied petroleum gas {n} (LPG) :: gaz de petrol lichid {n}, gaz de sondă lichid {n}
liquefy {v} (make into a liquid) :: lichefia
liqueur {n} (a flavored alcoholic beverage) :: lichior {n}
liquid {n} (substance that is liquid) :: lichid {m}
liquid {n} :: lichid {n}
liquid {adj} (fluid; not solid and not gaseous) :: lichid
liquid air {n} (air in liquid state) :: aer lichid {n}
liquidity {n} (state of being liquid) :: lichiditate {f}
liquid nitrogen {n} (nitrogen in the liquid state) :: azot lichid {m}, nitrogen lichid
liquid phase {n} (one of the three fundamental structural phases of matter) :: fază lichidă {f}
liquor {n} (strong alcoholic drink derived from fermentation and distillation) :: lichior {n}
liquorice {n} (plant) SEE: licorice ::
liquorice {n} (confection) SEE: licorice ::
Lisbon {prop} (capital of Portugal) :: Lisabona
lisp {v} (to pronounce the sibilant letter ‘s’ imperfectly) :: sâsâi, vorbi peltic
list {n} (enumeration or compilation of items) :: listă {f}
listen {v} (to pay attention to a sound) :: asculta
listen {v} (to expect or wait for a sound) :: asculta
listen {v} (to accept advice or obey instruction) :: asculta
listen {v} (to hear (something)) :: asculta
listener {n} (someone who listens) :: ascultător, auditor
listless {adj} (Lacking enthusiasm) :: apatic, atonic
litchi {n} (lychee) SEE: lychee ::
literacy {n} (ability to read and write) :: alfabetizare {f}, alfabetism {n}, instruire {f}, școlire {f}
literal {adj} (exactly as stated; read or understood without additional interpretation) :: literally {m} {n}, literală {f}
literal {adj} (following the letter or exact words, not taking liberties) :: literally {m} {n}, literală {f}
literal {adj} (consisting of, or expressed by, letters) :: literally {m} {n}, literală {f}
literally {adv} (not metaphorically) :: literalmente
literary {adj} (relating to literature) :: literar
literary criticism {n} (study, discussion, evaluation, and interpretation) :: critică literară {f}
literature {n} (body of all written works) :: literatură {f}
lithium {n} (chemical element) :: litiu {n}
lithium hydroxide {n} (alkali) :: hidroxid de litiu {m}
lithographer {n} (a person who makes lithographs) :: litograf {m}, litografă {f}
lithography {n} (printing method) :: litografie {f}
lithosphere {n} (The outer layer of the Earth) :: litosferă {f}
Lithuania {prop} (country) :: Lituania {f}
Lithuanian {adj} (referring to Lithuania) :: lituanian
Lithuanian {n} (language) :: limba lituaniană {f}, lituaniană {f}
Lithuanian {n} (person from Lithuania) :: lituanian {m}, lituaniană {f}, lituanieni {p}, lituaniene {p}
litigation {n} (conduct of a lawsuit) :: litigiu
litter {n} (platform designed to carry a person or a load) :: lectică {f}, litieră {f}
litter {v} (give birth) :: făta
little {adj} (small in size) :: mic, mică {f}
little {adv} (not much) :: puțin
little {determiner} (small amount) :: puţin
little by little {adv} (a small amount at a time) :: puțin câte puțin
little finger {n} (outermost and smallest finger of the hand) :: deget mic {n}
little girl {n} (a female child) :: fetiță {f}
little green man {n} (humorous: space alien, Martian, see also: alien) :: omuleții verzi {m-p} [the little green men], mic om verde {m}
little owl {n} (species of owl) :: cucuvea {f}
Little Red Riding Hood {prop} (a folktale) :: Scufița Roșie {f}
Little Russia {prop} (a historical area) :: Mica Rusie {f}
liturgy {n} (a predetermined or prescribed set of rituals) :: liturghie {f}
live {v} (be alive) :: trăi
live {v} (have permanent residence) :: locui, a avea locuință
live {v} (survive, persevere, continue) :: a supraviețui
live {adj} (having life) :: viu
live {adj} ((broadcasting) seen or heard from a broadcast, as it happens) :: în direct
live {adv} (as it happens) :: în direct
live by the sword, die by the sword {proverb} (one who uses violence can expect a violent response) :: toți cei ce scot sabia, de sabie vor pieri
liveforever {n} (houseleek) SEE: houseleek ::
liveliness {n} (the quality of being lively) :: vitalitate {f}, vioiciune {f}, însuflețire {f}, vivacitate {f}
live on {v} (survive by consuming certain thing) :: trăi din, trăi pe
liver {n} (organ of the body) :: ficat {n}, mai
liver {n} (organ as food) :: ficat {n}
liverwort {n} (bryophyte with a leafy stem) :: crucea-voinicului
livery {n} (distinctive uniform worn by a group) :: livrea {f}
livestock {n} (farm animals) :: șeptel {n}
living {adj} (having life) :: viu {m}, vie {f}
living {adj} :: viu
living fossil {n} (species believed extinct but later found living) :: fosilă vie {f}
living room {n} (room in a private house) :: sufragerie {f}, cameră de zi {f}, living {n}
Livonia {prop} (historical region) :: Livonia {f}
Livorno {prop} (city in Italy) :: Livorno {f}
lizard {n} (reptile) :: șopârlă {f}
lizard {n} (coward) SEE: coward ::
llama {n} (South American mammal of the camel family, Lama glama) :: lamă {f}
LLC {n} (Limited Liability Company) :: SRL, S.R.L.
load {n} (burden) :: sarcină {f}
load {n} (number of articles that can be transported or processed at one time) :: sarcină {f}, încărcătură {f}
load {v} (to put a load on or in) :: încărca
loaded {adj} (burdened by load) :: încărcat {m} {n}
loaf {n} (block of bread) :: pâine {f}
loaf {v} (do nothing) :: trândăvi
loan {n} (borrowed sum of money or other property) :: împrumut {n}
loan {n} :: împrumut {n}
loan {v} (to lend) :: împrumuta
lo and behold {interj} (used to express surprise) :: ia te uită
loan shark {n} (money lender; usurer) :: cămătar {m}
loanword {n} (word taken from another language) :: cuvânt împrumutat {n}, împrumut {n}
loath {adj} (angry, hostile) SEE: angry ::
loath {adj} (loathsome, unpleasant) SEE: loathsome ::
loathing {n} (sense of revulsion, distaste, detestation, extreme hatred or dislike) :: ură {f}, aversiune {f}, dezgust {n}, silă {f}
loathsome {adj} (highly offensive; abominable, sickening) :: detestabil, odios, dezgustător
lob {v} (to throw or hit a ball high into the air) :: loba
lobby group {n} (advocacy group) SEE: advocacy group ::
lobbyist {n} (A person paid to influence politicians) :: lobbyist {m}, lobbyistă {f}
lobe {n} (division of the brain) :: lob
lobelia {n} (plant) :: lobelie {f}
lobster {n} (crustacean) :: homar {m}
local {adj} (of a nearby location) :: local
local {adj} (medicine: of or pertaining to a restricted part of an organism) :: local
localization {n} (act of localizing) :: localizare
locate {v} (to place; to set in a particular spot or position) :: poziționa
locative {n} (locative case) SEE: locative case ::
locative case {n} (case used to indicate place, or the place where) :: cazul locativ, locativ
Loch Ness monster {prop} (hypothetical creature) :: monstrul din Loch Ness {m}
lock {n} (something used for fastening) :: încuietoare {f}, lacăt, broască {f}, zăvor, clanță
lock {n} (segment of a canal) :: stăvilar
lock {v} (to fasten with a lock) :: încuia
lock {n} (length of hair) :: buclă {f}
locked {adj} (that has been locked (with a key)) :: încuiat
locker room {n} (locker room) SEE: changing room ::
locksmith {n} (one who practices locksmithing) :: lăcătuș {m}
lockup {n} (prison) SEE: prison ::
locomotive {n} (self-propelled vehicle that runs on rails) :: locomotivă {f}
locomotor {adj} (relating to locomotion) :: locomotor
locoweed {n} (plant of genus Astragalus) SEE: milk-vetch ::
locus {n} (place or locality) :: localitate {f}, loc {n}, locuri {n-p}
locust {n} (type of grasshopper) :: lăcustă {f}
Lode Star {prop} (Polaris) SEE: Polaris ::
lodge {n} (inn) SEE: inn ::
lodge {n} (recreational building) :: cabană {f}
lodge {n} (porter's rooms) :: cabină {f}, gheretă {f}, lojă {f}
lodge {n} (local chapter of freemasons) :: lojă {f}
lodge {n} (beaver's shelter) :: baracă {f}, adăpost {n}, colibă {f}
lodging {n} (place to live or lodge) :: găzduire {f}, camere de închiriat {f-p}
loftiness {n} (arrogance) SEE: arrogance ::
loftiness {n} :: superbie {f}
lofty {adj} (high, having great height or stature) :: măreț
lofty {adj} (idealistic) :: măreț
lofty {adj} (extremely proud) :: semeț
log {n} (trunk of dead tree, cleared of branches) :: buștean {m}, trunchi {n}
log {n} (logbook) SEE: logbook ::
log {n} (rolled cake) SEE: Swiss roll ::
logarithm {n} (The power to which a given base number must be raised in order to obtain a given number) :: logaritm {m}
logbook {n} (nautical: book in which details from journey are recorded) :: jurnal de bord {n}, registru de bord {n}
logbook {n} (travel journal) :: jurnal de călătorie {n}
loge {n} (stall) SEE: stall ::
logging {n} (cutting trees) :: tăiere forestieră {f}
logging {n} (making entries in a log) :: înregistrare
logic {n} (method of human thought) :: logică {f}
logical {adj} (in agreement with the principles of logic) :: logic
logical {adj} (reasonable) :: rezonabil, logic
logical {adj} (of or pertaining to logic) :: logic
logical mechanical element {n} (part of mechanism) :: element mecanic logic {n}
logical positivism {n} (school of philiosophy) :: pozitivism logic {n}
logician {n} (person who studies or teaches logic) :: logician {m}, logiciană {f}
logistics {n} (planning and implementing the flow of goods and services) :: logistica
logogram {n} (character or symbol that represents a word or phrase) :: logogramă {f}
logogriph {n} (word puzzle with clues in verse) :: logogrif {m}
logwood {n} (tree) :: băcan {n}
-logy {suffix} (branch of learning) :: -logie {f}
loin {n} (part of the body) :: șale {f-p}
loins {n} (plural form of loin) SEE: loin ::
lokun {n} (doctor) SEE: doctor ::
lol {interj} (Used to express laughter) SEE: LOL ::
LOL {interj} (expression of laughter) :: lol
lollipop {n} (confectionery on a stick) :: acadea {f}
lolly {n} (money) SEE: money ::
lolly {n} (lollipop) SEE: lollipop ::
Lombard {n} (banker or moneylender) SEE: banker ::
Lombardy {prop} (region in northern Italy) :: Lombardia {f}
London {prop} (in the United Kingdom) :: Londra {f}
Londoner {n} (person from or inhabitant of London) :: londonez {m}, londoneză {f}
Londonian {n} (Londoner) SEE: Londoner ::
Londonian {adj} (of or relating to London) :: londonez
London Underground {prop} (the London underground) :: metroul din Londra {m}
long {adj} (having much distance from one point to another) :: lung
long {adj} (having great duration) :: lung
long {adj} :: lung
long {v} (to wait, to aspire) :: dori, jindui
long {adj} (not short) SEE: tall ::
long-eared owl {n} (Asio otus) :: ciuf de pădure {m}
longevity {n} (the quality of being long-lasting, especially of life) :: longevitate {f}
longhorn beetle {n} (any Cerambycid) :: cerambicid {n}
longing {n} (melancholic desire) :: dor {n}
longitude {n} (angular distance) :: longitudine {f}
longitudinal {adj} (relating to length, or to longitude) :: longitudinal
long jump {n} (athletics field event) :: săritură în lungime {f}
long jumper {n} (athlete) :: săritor în lungime {m}, săritoare în lungime {f}
long live {v} (prosper) :: trăiască [singular and plural]
longshoreman {n} (man employed to load and unload ships) :: docher {m}, portuar {m}
loo {n} (toilet) SEE: toilet ::
loofah {n} (tropical vine) :: lufa {f}
look {v} (to try to see) :: privi, uita
look {v} (to appear, to seem) :: părea
look {v} :: a vedea, a se uita
look {n} (physical appearance) :: aspect {n}, înfățișare {f}
look for {v} (search; seek) :: căuta
looking-glass {n} (mirror) SEE: mirror ::
look like {v} (be similar in appearance, resemble) :: semăna
look up {v} (to obtain information about something from a text source) :: căuta
loom {n} (weaving frame) :: război de țesut {n}
loom {n} (bird of order Gaviiformes) SEE: loon ::
loon {n} (bird of order Gaviiformes) :: cufundar {m}, bodârlău {m}, corcodel {m}
loose {v} (to unfasten) :: dezlega
loosely {adv} (not tightly) :: lejer
loosen {v} (to make less tight) :: desface
loot {n} (the proceeds of theft, robbery etc., swag, contraband) :: pradă
loot {v} (to steal from) :: prăda
lopsided {adj} (not balanced) :: strâmb {m}, oblic {m}
loquacious {adj} (talkative, chatty) :: vorbăreț, limbut, flecar, gureș, guraliv
Lord's Prayer {prop} (the prayer taught by Jesus Christ to his disciples) :: Tatăl Nostru
Lord's Supper {prop} (Eucharist) SEE: Eucharist ::
Lorraine {prop} (region west of Alsace) :: Lorena {f}
lorry {n} (motor vehicle) SEE: truck ::
lorry driver {n} (person employed to drive a truck) SEE: truck driver ::
Los Angeles {prop} (largest city in California) :: Los Angeles
lose {v} (cause (something) to cease to be in one's possession or capability) :: pierde
lose {v} ((transitive) fail to win) :: pierde
lose one's way {v} (get lost) SEE: get lost ::
lose weight {v} (to become less heavy or obese) :: slăbi
loss {n} :: pierdere {f}
lost {adj} (unable to find one's way) :: pierdut
lost {adj} :: pierdut
lost cause {n} (a cause, attempt, or effort that is hopeless or futile) :: cauză pierdută {f}
lot {n} (large quantity or number) SEE: a lot ::
lotion {n} (ointment that one rubs on the skin) :: loțiune {f}
lots {n} (lots) SEE: a lot ::
lottery {n} (scheme for the distribution of prizes by lot or chance) :: loterie {f}, loto {n}
lottery {n} (affair of chance) :: loterie {f}
lotus {n} (Nymphaea) SEE: water lily ::
lotus {n} (plant of the genus Nelumbo) :: lotus {m}
loud {adj} (of a sound) :: tare
loud {adj} (noisy) :: gălăgios, zgomotos
loudly {adv} (in a loud manner) :: tare, zgomotos, cu voce tare, răsunător
loudspeaker {n} (transducer) :: difuzor {n}
Lou Gehrig's disease {n} (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) SEE: amyotrophic lateral sclerosis ::
Louis {prop} :: Ludovic
Louisa {prop} (female given name) SEE: Louise ::
louis d'or {n} (any gold coin introduced in France by Louis XIII) :: ludovic de aur {m}
Louise {prop} (feminine form of Louis) :: Luiza
louse {n} (insect) :: păduche {m}
louse {n} (worthless person) :: păduche {m}
lousy {adj} (Infested with lice) :: păduchios
lousy {adj} (filled with) :: plin {n}
Louvain {prop} (Belgian city) :: Louvain
Louvre {prop} (an art museum in France) :: Luvru {m}
lovableness {n} (property that makes someone or something lovable) :: amabilitate {f}
lovage {n} (a Mediterranean herb) :: leuștean {m}
love {n} (strong affection) :: iubire, dragoste, amor
love {n} (object of one's romantic feelings; darling or sweetheart) :: iubit, iubită
love {n} :: amor, iubire
love {v} (have a strong affection for) :: iubi, adora
love {v} (be strongly inclined towards doing) :: dori, adora, venera
love {v} (care about; will good for) :: admira, ține la , păsa de
love {v} ((euphemistic): to have sex with) :: face amor , face dragoste , (se) culca
love at first sight {n} (an instantaneous attraction) :: dragoste la prima vedere {f}
lovebird {n} (a parrot of the genus Agapornis) :: papagal amorez {m}
loved {adj} (Being the object of love) :: iubit, drag, scump
love-in-a-mist {n} (Nigella damascena) :: chica-voinicului {f}, nigeluță {f}
love is blind {proverb} (proverb) :: iubirea este oarbă
love-lies-bleeding {n} (plant) :: trompa elefantului {f}, amarant {m}
lover {n} (one who loves another person) :: iubit {m}, iubită {f}, amant {m}, amantă {f}
lover {n} (sexual partner) :: amant {m}, amantă {f}, ibovnic {m} [popular], ibovnică {f} [popular]
lover {n} (person who loves something) :: om iubitor {m}, persoană iubitoare {f}, fan {m}
lovingly {adv} (in a loving manner) :: iubitor, afectuos, drăgăstos
low {adj} (in a position comparatively close to the ground) :: jos
low {n} (flame) SEE: flame ::
low {v} (moo) SEE: moo ::
lower {adj} (more towards the bottom) :: mai jos, inferior
lower arm {n} (section of an arm) SEE: forearm ::
lower case {n} (lower case / lowercase (as a collective noun) or lower case letters (in the plural)) :: litere mici {f-p}
lower chamber {n} (lower house) SEE: lower house ::
lower deck {n} (deck of a ship immediately above the hold) :: puntea inferioară {f}, puntea de jos
lower house {n} (part of a parliament) :: camera inferioară {f}
Lower Saxony {prop} (state) :: Saxonia Inferioară {f}
lowest common denominator {n} (smallest multiple of several denominators) :: cel mai mic numitor comun
lowland {n} (area which is lower than surroundings) :: șes
low on the totem pole {adj} (not important) :: cel mai puțin important
low temperature flexibility {n} (ability of membrane to resist cracking at low temperature) :: flexibilitate la rece {f}
low tide {n} (the tide at its lowest level) :: maree joasă {f}
loyalness {n} (loyalty) SEE: loyalty ::
loyalty {n} (the state of being loyal; fidelity) :: loialitate {f}
lube {n} (lubricant) SEE: lubricant ::
lube {v} (lubricate) SEE: lubricate ::
lubricant {n} (substance used to reduce friction) :: lubrifiant {m}
lubricate {v} (to make slippery or smooth) :: lubrifia
lubricator {n} (device that lubricates) :: lubrifiant {m}, unsoare {f}
Lucas {prop} (male given name) SEE: Luke ::
Lucian {prop} (sophist of Syrian origin) :: Lucian {m}
Lucian {prop} (male given name) :: Lucian
lucidity {n} (property of being lucid) :: luciditate {f}
Lucifer {prop} (figure mentioned in Isaiah 14:12) :: Lucifer {m}
Lucifer {prop} (Venus, the morning star) :: luceafăr {m}, luceafăr de dimineața {m}
luck {n} (something that happens to someone by chance) :: noroc {n}, șansă {f}, soartă
lucky {adj} (of people, having good fortune) :: norocos
lucky charm {n} (object kept for good luck) :: talisman {n}
lucrative {adj} (producing a surplus; profitable) :: lucrativ
ludicrous {adj} (idiotic or unthinkable, often to the point of being funny) :: absurd, ridicol
luggage {n} (traveller's containers) :: bagaj {n}
lugubrious {adj} (gloomy) :: lugubru
Luhansk People's Republic {prop} (secessionist state in Luhanshchyna, the Ukraine) :: Republica Populară Luhansk
Lukas {prop} (given name) SEE: Luke ::
Lukashenko {prop} (surname) :: Lukașenko
Luke {prop} (given name) :: Luca
Luke {prop} (evangelist) :: Luca {m}
Luke {prop} (gospel of Luke) :: Luca {m}
lullaby {n} (a soothing song to lull children to sleep) :: cântec de leagăn {n}
lumbar vertebra {n} (any of five lower vertebrae) :: vertebră lombară {f}
lumberjack {n} (person who fells trees) :: lemnar {m}
lumination {n} (illumination) SEE: illumination ::
luminescence {n} (emission) :: luminiscență {f}
luminometry {n} (luminometry) :: luminometrie {f}
luminosity {n} (state of being luminous) :: luminozitate
luminous {adj} (emitting light; glowing brightly) :: luminos
lump sum {n} (large one-time payment) :: sumă forfetară {f}, sumă paușală {f}
Luna {prop} (Earth's moon) SEE: Moon ::
lunar {adj} (of, pertaining to, or resembling the Moon) :: lunar
lunar eclipse {n} (when the Earth casts its shadow over the Moon) :: eclipsă de Lună {f}, eclipsă lunară {f}
lunar phase {n} (any one of the aspects presented by the moon) :: fază lunară
lunatic asylum {n} (mental hospital) SEE: mental hospital ::
lunch {n} (meal around midday) :: prânz {n}
lunch {v} (to eat lunch) :: prânzi
luncheon {n} (a formal term for lunch) SEE: lunch ::
lung {n} (organ that extracts oxygen from the air) :: plămân {m}, pulmon, plămâni {m-p}
lupin {n} (any member of the genus Lupinus in the family Fabaceae) :: lupin {m}
lupine {adj} (wolf-like) :: lupesc
lupine {n} (lupin) SEE: lupin ::
lupus {n} (autoimmune disease) :: lupus {n}
lurid {adj} (melodramatic) SEE: melodramatic ::
lush {adj} (dense, teeming with life) :: luxuriant
lush {adj} (luxuriant, delicious) :: delicios, savuros
lush {adj} (beautiful, sexy) :: atrăgător, sexy
lush {adj} (amazing, cool, fantastic, wicked) :: extraordinar, minunat, grozav, mișto
lush {n} (alcoholic) :: bețiv {m}, alcoolic {m}
Lusitania {prop} (ancient Roman province) :: Lusitania
lust {n} (strong desire, especially of a sexual nature) :: luxură {f}, desfrânare {f}, concupiscență {f}
luster {n} (refinement, polish or quality) :: lustru
lustre {n} (luster) SEE: luster ::
lustre {v} (luster) SEE: luster ::
lute {n} (stringed instrument) :: lăută {f}
lutetium {n} (chemical element with atomic number of 71) :: lutețiu {n}
Lutheran {adj} (pertaining to the theology of Martin Luther or his followers, or the Lutheran church) :: luteran
Lutheranism {n} (branch of Christianity developed by Martin Luther) :: luteranism {n}
luthier {n} (a person who, or a business which, makes or repairs stringed wooden musical instrument) :: lutier {m}
luxate {v} (to dislocate) :: luxa
Luxembourg {prop} (country) :: Luxemburg {n}
Luxembourg {prop} (capital city) :: Luxemburg {n}
Luxembourger {n} (person from Luxembourg) :: luxemburghez {m}, luxemburgheză {f}
Luxembourgian {n} (Luxembourger) SEE: Luxembourger ::
Luxembourgian {adj} (Luxembourgish) SEE: Luxembourgish ::
Luxembourgish {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Luxembourg or its people) :: luxemburgic {m} {n}, luxemburghez {m} {n}
Luxembourgish {prop} (language of Luxembourg) :: luxemburgheză {f}
Luxemburger {n} (Luxembourger) SEE: Luxembourger ::
luxurious {adj} (enjoying pleasures of luxury) :: luxurios {m}
lycanthrope {n} (werewolf) SEE: werewolf ::
lychee {n} (tree) :: litchi {m}
lychee {n} (fruit) :: litchi {m}
Lycia {prop} (ancient region) :: Licia {f}
Lydia {prop} (female given name) :: Lidia {f}
lye {n} (caustic alkaline solution) :: leșie
lymphocyte {n} (type of white blood cell) :: limfocit, limfocită {f}
lynx {n} (wild cat) :: linx {m}, râs {m}
Lyon {prop} (a city in France) :: Lyon
lyre {n} (stringed musical instrument) :: liră {f}
lyric {n} (words of a song) SEE: lyrics ::
lyricist {n} (writer of lyrics) :: textier {m}, textieră {f}
lyrics {n} (the words to a song) :: versuri {n-p}, text {n}
lysergic {adj} (psychedelic) SEE: psychedelic ::
lysergic acid {n} (the organic compound, 6-methyl-9,10-didehydro-ergoline-8-carboxylic acid) :: acid lisergic {m}
lysergic acid diethylamide {n} (a powerful hallucinogen) :: acidul lisergic dietilamida-25 {m}
lysine {n} (essential amino acid, C6H14N2O2) :: lizină {f}