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- IPA(key): /luːk/
Audio (Southern England) (file)
- Rhymes: -uːk
- Homophone: look (Scotland, Northern Ireland, some of Northern England)
- A male given name
- 2005, Dallas Hudgens, Drive Like Hell, Simon and Schuster, →ISBN, page 94:
- "Your parents like Cool Hand Luke, yes?" "I don't really know. Why?" "Why? Because they name you Luke." I was worried I might have to explain that my name wasn't all that uncommon, and, anyway, Claudia had named me after the alter ego of Hank Williams, Luke the Drifter.
- Luke the Evangelist, an early Christian credited with the authorship of the Gospel of Luke and the Acts of the Apostles.
- (biblical) The Gospel of St. Luke, a book of the New Testament of the Bible. Traditionally the third of the four gospels.
- An English surname originating as a patronymic, a variant of Luck.
- An Irish surname originating as a patronymic, a later anglicization of Lúcás (Lucas).
- A village in Čajniče, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
- A village in Hadžići, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
- A village in Pale, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
- A village in Tartu, Estonia.
- A village in Kriva Palanka, North Macedonia.
- A village in Moravica district, Serbia.
- A town in Maryland, United States; named for papermaker William Luke.
gospel of Luke
Luke f (genitive Luke, plural Luken)
- hatch (opening in the ceiling/floor of a room, in the deck of a ship, etc.)
- Die Luke zum Dachboden klemmt. ― The hatch to the attic is jammed.
- Der Kapitän öffnete die Luke und sah nach draußen. ― The captain opened the hatch and looked outside.
Declension of Luke [feminine]