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lunar

lu·nar

lunar

 
 
pronunciation:
lu nr
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of or relating to the moon.
a lunar eclipse
definition 2: determined by the period of the moon's revolution around the earth.
a lunar calendar
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The word lunar contains the following parts:
lun, luni, luna Latin root that means moon
-ar1 Latin adjective-forming suffix that means of, pertaining to, or resembling
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The suffix -ar1attaches to bound Latinate bases to form adjectives. Most adjectives ending in -ar1 combine with the suffix -ity to form nouns ending in -arity. -ar1 is a variant of -al2, -ial that for phonological reasons occurs with bases ending in 'l'.