Leute

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German liutī, also liudī. Compare Dutch lieden (people), Old Norse lýðir (people) (whence Icelandic lýður), Old Saxon liudi, Old English lēode (people), Gothic 𐌻𐌹𐌿𐌸𐍃 (liuþs), Russian люди (ljudi), Bulgarian люде (ljude). More at leod.

Alternative forms[edit]

  • Leut (colloquial or poetic)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Leute (plural only, diminutive Leutchen)

  1. people (several single persons or humanity in general)

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