Kufe

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a dialectal variant, ultimately from Proto-Germanic *kōpǭ ‎(the prow of a sleigh). Compare Old Norse kafl, kafli ‎(an elongated, round piece of wood), Old Norse kefli ‎(a roll; scroll), Middle Low German kavele ‎(cut wood used for lots), dialectal German Kabel ‎(loose parts; odds and ends).

Noun[edit]

Kufe f ‎(genitive Kufe, plural Kufen)

  1. (sleigh) runner
  2. (ice skate) blade
  3. (aircraft) skid