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EtymologyEdit

Variant of لِيف(līf), more dialectal if not in the botanical senses.

NounEdit

لُوف (lūfm (collective, singulative لُوفَة(lūfa))

  1. fibres, spongy interior of a plant
  2. sponge as tool
  3. Luffa gen. et spp.
  4. Arum gen. et spp.

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Freytag, Georg (1837), “لوف”, in Lexicon arabico-latinum praesertim ex Djeuharii Firuzabadiique et aliorum Arabum operibus adhibitis Golii quoque et aliorum libris confectum (in Latin), volume 4, Halle: C. A. Schwetschke, page 136
  • Wehr, Hans; Kropfitsch, Lorenz (1985), “لوف”, in Arabisches Wörterbuch für die Schriftsprache der Gegenwart (in German), 5th edition, Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, published 2011, →ISBN, page 1174