lofa

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See also: lófa, lova, and Lofa

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lofa

  1. third-person singular past historic of lofer

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lofa (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative lofaði, supine lofað)

  1. (transitive, intransitive, governs the dative) to promise syn.
    Lofaðu að hætta þessu!
    Promise to stop this!
    Ég lofaði að hann fengi nammi.
    I promised that he'd get some candy.
  2. (ditransitive, governs two dative objects) to promise something to somebody, to promise somebody something syn.
    Lofaðu mér því að þú komir aftur!
    Promise me you'll come back!
    Ég lofaði henni boltanum.
    I promised her the ball.
  3. (transitive, governs the accusative) to praise syn.
    • Psalm 22: 23 (Icelandic, English)
      Ég vil kunngjöra bræðrum mínum nafn þitt, í söfnuðinum vil ég lofa þig!
      I will declare your name to my brothers; in the congregation I will praise you!
    • Psalm 22: 25 (Icelandic, English)
      Snauðir munu eta og verða mettir, þeir er leita Drottins munu lofa hann. Hjörtu yðar lifni við að eilífu.
      The poor will eat and be satisfied; they who seek the LORD will praise him— may your hearts live forever!
    Hún lofaði nýju tæknina.
    She praised the new technology.
  4. (intransitive) to permit, to allow
  5. (transitive, governs the accusative) to permit something, to allow something
  6. (ditransitive, governs the dative and the accusative) to let, permit, allow (someone to do something) syn.
    Lof mér að sjá!
    Let me see!

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lofa

  1. rotten

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lofa

  1. past participle of lobh

Swahili[edit]

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lofa (needs class)

  1. loafer (idle person)


This Swahili entry was created from the translations listed at loafer. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see lofa in the Swahili Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) July 2009