Luka

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See also: luka, lúka, Lūka, and Lūkā

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Proper noun[edit]

Luka

  1. A male given name from the Slavic languages, 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 Лука́ (Luká).

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Slavic male given name Luka, most likely specifically from Russian Лука́ (Luká), cognate with English Luke and Lucas.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlukɑ/, [ˈlukɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ukɑ
  • Syllabification: Lu‧ka

Proper noun[edit]

Luka

  1. A male given name from the Slavic languages, of modern usage.
  2. A transliteration of the Russian male given name Лука́ (Luká).

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Luka (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
nominative Luka Lukat
genitive Lukan Lukien
partitive Lukaa Lukia
illative Lukaan Lukiin
singular plural
nominative Luka Lukat
accusative nom. Luka Lukat
gen. Lukan
genitive Lukan Lukien
Lukainrare
partitive Lukaa Lukia
inessive Lukassa Lukissa
elative Lukasta Lukista
illative Lukaan Lukiin
adessive Lukalla Lukilla
ablative Lukalta Lukilta
allative Lukalle Lukille
essive Lukana Lukina
translative Lukaksi Lukiksi
instructive Lukin
abessive Lukatta Lukitta
comitative Lukineen
Possessive forms of Luka (type koira)
possessor singular plural
1st person Lukani Lukamme
2nd person Lukasi Lukanne
3rd person Lukansa

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Hawaiian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlu.ka/, [ˈlukə]

Proper noun[edit]

Luka

  1. Luke (biblical character).
    • 2012 Baibala Hemolele, Kolosa 4:14 (tr. KJV Colossians 4:14):
      Ke uwē aku nei iā ʻoukou ʻo Luka, ke kahuna lapaʻau punahele, a me Dema.
      Luke, the beloved physician, and Demas, greet you.
  2. Luke (book of the Bible).
  3. A male given name originating from the Bible, equivalent to English Luke.
  4. A female given name originating from the Bible, equivalent to English Ruth, vernacular form of the biblical Ruta.

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 English Luke.

Slovene[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Lúka m anim

  1. A male given name, equivalent to English Luke.

Inflection[edit]

Masculine anim., a-stem
nominative Lúka
genitive Lúke
singular
nominative Lúka
accusative Lúko
genitive Lúke
dative Lúki
locative Lúki
instrumental Lúko
Masculine anim., hard o-stem
nominative Lúka
genitive Lúka
singular
nominative Lúka
accusative Lúka
genitive Lúka
dative Lúku
locative Lúku
instrumental Lúkom

Swahili[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Luka

  1. (biblical) Luke (book of the New Testament)

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