lyft

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the verb lyfta

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lyft n (definite singular lyftet, indefinite plural lyft, definite plural lyfta)

  1. lift. (the act of lifting, that which is lifted)

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

lyft

  1. past participle of lyfta
  2. imperative of lyfta

References[edit]


Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *luftuz. Cognate with Old Saxon luft, Dutch lucht, Old High German luft (German Luft), Old Norse lopt (Swedish loft, English loft), Gothic 𐌻𐌿𐍆𐍄𐌿𐍃 (luftus).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lyft f

  1. air, atmosphere; the sky

Derived terms[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The adjective is past participle of lyfta.

Adjective[edit]

lyft

  1. lifted
    med lyfta händer
    with lifted hands

Declension[edit]

Inflection of lyft
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular lyft
Neuter singular lyft
Plural lyfta
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 lyfte
All lyfta
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in an attributive role.

Usage notes[edit]

  • lyftna and lyftne (with n) are errors.

Noun[edit]

lyft c, n

  1. a lift (a tool)
  2. a lifting (an event)

Declension[edit]

Declension of lyft 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative lyft lyften lyftar lyftarna
Genitive lyfts lyftens lyftars lyftarnas
Declension of lyft 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative lyft lyftet lyft lyften
Genitive lyfts lyftets lyfts lyftens

Related terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

lyft

  1. supine of lyfta.
  2. imperative of lyfta.