luffa

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

luffa (plural luffas)

  1. Alternative spelling of loofah

French[edit]

Noun[edit]

luffa m (plural luffas)

  1. loofah

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From New Latin, from Arabic لُوفَة(lūfa).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈluf.fa/
  • Rhymes: -uffa
  • Hyphenation: lùf‧fa

Noun[edit]

luffa f (plural luffe)

  1. loofah (a kind of tropical vine)

Swedish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Arguably from English loaf (to be idle), possibly influenced by lufsa.

Verb[edit]

luffa (present luffar, preterite luffade, supine luffat, imperative luffa)

  1. (colloquial) bum around
  2. (colloquial) island-hop, backpack
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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Dutch loeven or English luff.

Verb[edit]

luffa (present luffar, preterite luffade, supine luffat, imperative luffa)

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