lyft

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *luft-. Cognate with Old Saxon luft (Dutch lucht), Old High German luft (German Luft), Old Norse lopt (Swedish loft, English loft), Gothic 𐌻𐌿𐍆𐍄𐌿𐍃 (luftus).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lyft f

  1. air, atmosphere; the sky

Derived terms[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The adjective is past participle of lyfta.

Adjective[edit]

lyft

  1. lifted
    med lyfta händer
    with lifted hands

Declension[edit]

Inflections of
lyft
Indefinite
singular
Common lyft
Neuter lyft
Definite
singular
Masc. lyfte
All lyfta
Plural lyfta

Usage notes[edit]

  • lyftna and lyftne (with n) are errors.

Noun[edit]

lyft c, n

  1. a lift (a tool)
  2. a lifting (an event)

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

lyft

  1. supine of lyfta.
  2. imperative of lyfta.