lofa

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French[edit]

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lofa

  1. third-person singular past historic of lofer

Galician[edit]

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lofa f (plural lofas)

  1. hooligan, lout, yob

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lofa m (plural lofas, feminine lofa, feminine plural lofas)

  1. teaser, joker, troublemaker

Gothic[edit]

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lofa

  1. Romanization of 𐌻𐍉𐍆𐌰

Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɔːva/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɔːva

Verb[edit]

lofa (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative lofaði, supine lofað)

  1. (transitive, intransitive, governs the dative) to promise
    Lofaðu að hætta þessu!
    Promise to stop this!
    Ég lofaði að hann fengi nammi.
    I promised that he'd get some candy.
  2. (ditransitive, governs two dative objects) to promise something to somebody, to promise somebody something
    Lofaðu mér því að þú komir aftur!
    Promise me you'll come back!
    Ég lofaði henni boltanum.
    I promised her the ball.
  3. (transitive, governs the accusative) to praise
    • Psalm 22: 23 (Icelandic, English)
      Ég vil kunngjöra bræðrum mínum nafn þitt, í söfnuðinum vil ég lofa þig!
      I will declare your name to my brothers; in the congregation I will praise you!
    • Psalm 22: 25 (Icelandic, English)
      Snauðir munu eta og verða mettir, þeir er leita Drottins munu lofa hann. Hjörtu yðar lifni við að eilífu.
      The poor will eat and be satisfied; they who seek the LORD will praise him— may your hearts live forever!
    Hún lofaði nýju tæknina.
    She praised the new technology.
  4. (intransitive) to permit, to allow
  5. (transitive, governs the accusative) to permit something, to allow something
  6. (ditransitive, governs the dative and the accusative) to let, permit, allow (someone to do something)
    Lof mér að sjá!
    Let me see!

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Irish[edit]

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lofa

  1. past participle of lobh

Adjective[edit]

lofa

  1. rotten

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English loaf.

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lofa m (genitive singular lofa, plural lofan)

  1. loaf

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Mutation[edit]

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
lofa unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Swahili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English loafer.

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lofa (ma class, plural malofa)

  1. a loafer, a derelict (idle person)