PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From luftka (obsolete: bore of a gun), from German Lüftchen, a diminutive of German Luft (air). Coined by Juliusz Słowacki.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈlu.fa/
  • (file)

NounEdit

lufa f (diminutive lufka)

  1. barrel of a gun
  2. (colloquial) F, a failing grade
  3. (slang) shot glass
  4. (slang) strong liquor served in a shot glass, typically vodka
    Jeszcze jedna zimna lufa dla wszystkich.
    One more cold vodka shot for everyone.

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Further readingEdit

  • lufa in Polish dictionaries at PWN

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Onomatopoeic.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: lu‧fa

NounEdit

lufa f (plural lufas)

  1. gust
  2. (figuratively) bustle

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SwaziEdit

EtymologyEdit

From lu- +‎ -fa.

NounEdit

lûfá class 11 (plural tîmfá class 10)

  1. crack

InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.