luva

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Gothic 𐌻𐍉𐍆𐌰 ‎(lofa, palm of the hand), from Proto-Germanic *lōfô ‎(palm of the hand).

Noun[edit]

luva f ‎(plural luvas)

  1. glove

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Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *lubō, from Proto-Indo-European *lewbʰ-. Cognate with Old English lufu, Old Frisian luve, Old High German luba.

Noun[edit]

luva f

  1. love

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Portuguese[edit]

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luvas

Etymology[edit]

From Gothic 𐌻𐍉𐍆𐌰 ‎(lofa, palm of the hand), from Proto-Germanic *lōfô ‎(palm of the hand) [1]. More at loof, glove.

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Noun[edit]

luva f (plural luvas)

  1. (clothing) glove
  2. type of sleeve for connecting pipes
  3. (in the plural, figuratively) tip; bribe
    • 2016 February 5, Mariana Oliveira, “Processo de Veiga resultou de carta rogatória das autoridades francesas”, in Público[1]:
      Os investigadores acreditam que Veiga e Paulo Santana Lopes receberam milhões em luvas de empresas que queriam investir no Congo, uma antiga colónia francesa, onde os dois portugueses, sócios, viviam há uns anos.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ http://aulete.uol.com.br/site.php?mdl=aulete_digital&op=loadVerbete&pesquisa=1&palavra=luva