luft

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

German Luft (air)

Noun[edit]

luft (uncountable)

  1. (chess) Space made for a castled king to give it a flight square to prevent a back-rank mate.

Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

German Luft

Noun[edit]

luft m

  1. (informal) air

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Further reading[edit]

  • luft in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • luft in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Danish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

luft c (definite singular luften) (uncountable)

  1. air

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Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

luft f (genitive singular luftar, uncountable)

  1. air
  2. atmosphere, sky

Declension[edit]

Declension of luft (singular only)
f2s singular
indefinite definite
nominative luft luftin
accusative luft luftina
dative luft luftini
genitive luftar luftarinnar

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Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English lyft (air, atmosphere, firmament), from Proto-Germanic *luftuz (air, upper region). More at lift.

Noun[edit]

lüft

  1. air
  2. atmosphere
  3. heavens, sky, firmament

Descendants[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Noun[edit]

luft f, m (definite singular lufta or luften, uncountable)

  1. air

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German lucht.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

luft f (definite singular lufta, uncountable)

  1. air

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References[edit]


Old Frisian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *luftuz (air, upper region).

Noun[edit]

luft

  1. air
  2. the sky

Descendants[edit]

  • North Frisian: loft (the sky)

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Luft.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lȕft m (Cyrillic spelling лу̏фт)

  1. (colloquial) air

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • luft” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Silesian[edit]

Silesian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Luft.

Noun[edit]

luft

  1. air

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from German Luft.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

luft c

  1. air, atmosphere

Declension[edit]

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