luna-, luni-, lun-, lunu-

(Latin: moon, light, shine)

1. The time from one new moon to the next, constituting a lunar month (29.5 days).
2. The time of the full moon.
Sleep walking; obviously, when there is some form of the shining moon.
Anything that is shaped like the crescent or half-moon.
1. Any of various figures or objects shaped like a half-moon or a crescent.
2. A crescentiform or semicircular space in a ceiling, dome, etc., decorated with paintings or sculptures; a piece of decoration filling such a space.
3. In the guillotine, the circular hole which receives the neck of the victim.
A substance capable of transmuting other substances into silver; producing silver.
Shaped like the moon.
Any of a series of Russian spacecraft sent to or near the moon.
1. Pertaining to the mutual relations of the sun and moon, or resulting from their combined action.
2. Lunisolar period: a cycle of 532 years, that number being the product of 19 and 28, the numbers of years in the cycles of the moon and sun respectively.
3. Lunisolar year: a year whose divisions are regulated by the revolutions of the moon, while its average total length is made to agree with the revolution of the sun.
A reference to the movements of the tide which are dependent on the moon or caused by the gravitational pull of the moon.
Worshiping the moon.
1. The white crescent-shaped mark at the base of the finger-nail.
2. A gold, crescent-shaped, neck ornament found in archaeological sites of the Early Bronze Age
A reference to a lune or lunule; in the form of a lunule, crescent-shaped.
1. The moon at the quarters, when half its disk appears illuminated.
2. The shape of a half-moon; a crescent.
3. An outwork composed of two faces, forming a salient angle whose gorge resembles a half-moon; now called, a ravelin.
novilunar (adjective) (no comparatives)
A reference to a new moon that has been waxing for a month.
That point at which a spacecraft in lunar orbit is closest to the moon's center: applied especially if the spacecraft was launched from the moon.

Etymologically related "light, shine, glow" word families: ethero-; fulg-; luco-; lumen-, lum-; lustr-; phengo-; pheno-; phospho-; photo-; scinti-, scintill-; splendo-.

A cross reference of word units that are related, directly or indirectly, to the: "moon": Calendar, Moon Facts; Chemical Element: selenium; Gods and Goddesses; Luna, the earth moon; menisc-; meno-; Planets in Motion; plano- seleno-.