lúka

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See also: luka, Luka, Lūka, and Lūkā

Faroese[edit]

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Verb[edit]

lúka (third person singular past indicative leyk, third person plural past indicative luku, supine lokið)

  1. to end, to finish

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Noun[edit]

lúka f (genitive singular lúku, plural lúkur)

  1. hatch

Declension[edit]

Declension of lúka
f1 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative lúka lúkan lúkur lúkurnar
accusative lúku lúkuna lúkur lúkurnar
dative lúku lúkuni lúkum lúkunum
genitive lúku lúkunnar lúka lúkanna

Icelandic[edit]

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Noun[edit]

lúka f (genitive singular lúku, nominative plural lúkur)

  1. hand (especially a large one)
  2. handful

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *lūkaną.

Verb[edit]

lúka (singular past indicative lauk, plural past indicative luku, past participle lokinn)

  1. (transitive) to shut
  2. (with dative) to end, bring to an end, finish, conclude
    • þá er menn hǫfðu lokit lǫgskilum at mæla
      when they had finished their pleading
  3. (ditransitive) to pay
    Synonym: gjalda
  4. (intransitive, with dative) to be at an end
    • lýkr þar nú sǫgunni
      here the story ends
  5. (reflexive) to be shut

Conjugation[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Icelandic: ljúka
  • Old Swedish: lūka
  • Westrobothnian: luuk

References[edit]

  • lúka in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

Slovak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *lǫka.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lúka f (genitive singular lúky, nominative plural lúky, genitive plural lúk, declension pattern of žena)

  1. meadow

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Further reading[edit]

  • lúka in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk