See also: lova

FrenchEdit

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lofa

  1. third-person singular past historic of lofer

GalicianEdit

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lofa f (plural lofas)

  1. hooligan, lout, yob

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lofa m (plural lofas, feminine lofa, feminine plural lofas)

  1. teaser, joker, troublemaker

GothicEdit

RomanizationEdit

lofa

  1. Romanization of 𐌻𐍉𐍆𐌰

IcelandicEdit

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lofa (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative lofaði, supine lofað)

  1. (transitive, intransitive, governs the dative) to promise syn.
    Lofaðu að hætta þessu!
    Promise to stop this!
    Ég lofaði að hann fengi nammi.
    I promised that he'd get some candy.
  2. (ditransitive, governs two dative objects) to promise something to somebody, to promise somebody something syn.
    Lofaðu mér því að þú komir aftur!
    Promise me you'll come back!
    Ég lofaði henni boltanum.
    I promised her the ball.
  3. (transitive, governs the accusative) to praise syn.
    • Psalm 22: 23 (Icelandic, English)
      Ég vil kunngjöra bræðrum mínum nafn þitt, í söfnuðinum vil ég lofa þig!
      I will declare your name to my brothers; in the congregation I will praise you!
    • Psalm 22: 25 (Icelandic, English)
      Snauðir munu eta og verða mettir, þeir er leita Drottins munu lofa hann. Hjörtu yðar lifni við að eilífu.
      The poor will eat and be satisfied; they who seek the LORD will praise him— may your hearts live forever!
    Hún lofaði nýju tæknina.
    She praised the new technology.
  4. (intransitive) to permit, to allow
  5. (transitive, governs the accusative) to permit something, to allow something
  6. (ditransitive, governs the dative and the accusative) to let, permit, allow (someone to do something) syn.
    Lof mér að sjá!
    Let me see!

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lofa

  1. past participle of lobh

AdjectiveEdit

lofa

  1. rotten

SwahiliEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English loafer.

NounEdit

lofa (ma class, plural malofa)

  1. a loafer, a derelict (idle person)