Luft

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German luft, from Old High German luft, from Proto-West Germanic *luftu, from Proto-Germanic *luftuz. Compare Dutch lucht, Old English lyft, Swedish luft, Icelandic loft.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lʊft/
  • Rhymes: -ʊft
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Luft f (genitive Luft, plural Lüfte, diminutive Lüftchen n)

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

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Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • English: luft
  • Czech: luft
  • Luxembourgish: Loft

Further reading[edit]

  • Luft in Duden online

Hunsrik[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Luft f (plural Lift, diminutive Liftche)

  1. air
    Im Winter fliehe die drockne Bletter in de Luft romm.
    In winter, the dry leaves fly around in the air.

Further reading[edit]


Pennsylvania German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare German Luft, Dutch lucht, Old English lyft, Swedish luft.

Noun[edit]

Luft f (plural Lifde)

  1. air
  2. the sky

Saterland Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

Luft f

  1. air (gas)

Related terms[edit]