From Middle Low German lucht, luft (“air, smell”), from Proto-Germanic *luftuz. Cognate with German Luft (“air”) and Old Norse loft (“attic, air”) (whence Danish loft (“attic”)). Danish luft (“air”) is borrowed from the older form of the Low German word.
See the etymology of the main entry.
- imperative of
- Obsolete spelling of .
- Alternative form of