Türkische aussprache ıluf
, cold fish
Etymologie [ &-'lüf ] (adverb.) circa 1540. From a- + Middle English loof (="weather gage," also "windward direction"), probably from Dutch loef (="the weather side of a ship"); originally a nautical order to keep the ship's head to the wind, thus to stay clear of a lee-shore or some other quarter, hence the figurative sense of "at a distance, apart"