Luka

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the common Slavic (Serbo-Croatian, etc) male given name Luka and from Russian Лука (Luká), all cognates of the English Luke and Lucas.

Proper noun[edit]

Luka

  1. A male given name of modern usage.
    • 1987, Suzanne Vega, Luka (a song):
      My name is Luka / I live on the second floor / I live upstairs from you / Yes I think you've seen me before
  2. A transliteration of the Russian male given name Лука (Luka).

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Slavonic (Serbo-Croatian etc ) male given name Luka and from Russian Лука (Luká), all cognates of the English Luke and Lucas.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlukɑ/
  • Hyphenation: Lu‧ka

Proper noun[edit]

Luka

  1. A male given name of modern usage. (Luka is also used as the transliteration of the Russian male given name Лука (Luka).)

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Hawaiian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Luka

  1. Luke (biblical character).
  2. Luke (book of the Bible).
  3. A male given name, cognate with English Luke.
  4. A female given name, vernacular form of the biblical Ruta (Ruth).

References[edit]

  • Mary Kawena Pukui - Samuel H. Elbert, Hawaiian Dictionary, University of Hawaii Press 1971, pages 183, 186
  • Hawaii State Archives: Marriage records Luka occurs in 19th century marriage records as the only name (mononym) of 27 women and 14 men.

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Luka m (Cyrillic spelling Лука)

  1. A male given name, equivalent to Luke.

Slovene[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Lúka m anim (genitive Lúke or Lúka)

  1. Luke; A male given name

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