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Luft

Luft

See also: luft

German

Noun

Luft f (genitive Luft, plural Lüfte)

  1. air, atmosphere
  2. breeze, zephyr, breath

Declension

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Saterland Frisian

Etymology

From Old Frisian luft, lufte, from Proto-Germanic *luftuz. More at lift.

Noun

Luft f

  1. air (gas)

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luft

luft

See also: Luft

English

Noun

luft (uncountable)

  1. (chess) Space made for a castled king to give it a flight square to prevent a back-rank mate.

Czech

Etymology

German Luft

Noun

luft m

  1. (informal) air

Synonyms


Danish

Noun

luft c (definite singular luften) (uncountable)

  1. air

Derived terms


Faroese

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [lʊft]

Noun

luft f (genitive singular luftar, uncountable)

  1. air
  2. atmosphere, sky

Declension

Declension of luft (singular only)
f2s singular
indefinite definite
nominative luft luftin
accusative luft luftina
dative luft luftini
genitive luftar luftarinnar

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Middle English

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Old English lyft (air, atmosphere, firmament), from Proto-Germanic *luftuz (air, upper region). More at lift.

Noun

lüft

  1. air
  2. atmosphere
  3. heavens, sky, firmament

Descendants


Old Frisian

Alternative forms

  • lufte

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *luftuz (air, upper region).

Noun

luft

  1. air
  2. the sky

Descendants

  • North Frisian: loft (the sky)

Serbo-Croatian

Etymology

From German Luft.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lûft/

Noun

lȕft m (Cyrillic spelling лу̏фт)

  1. (colloquial) air

Synonyms

References

  • luft” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Silesian

Etymology

Borrowing from German Luft.

Noun

luft

  1. air

Synonyms


Swedish

Etymology

Borrowing from German Luft.

Pronunciation

Noun

luft c

  1. air, atmosphere

Declension

Derived terms

  • flyga i luften - to be blown up
  • bygga luftslott - to have huge, and completely unrealistic plans dreams, or hopes.
  • luftmotstånd
  • luftskepp
  • tagen ur luften - It is completely made up; "taken out of thin air".

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