læs

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Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse hlass, from hlaða (to stack).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

læs n (singular definite læsset, plural indefinite læs)

  1. load, lot
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See læse.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lɛːs/, [lɛːˀs]

Verb[edit]

læs

  1. Imperative of læse.

Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

læs (comparative læsari, superlative læsastur)

  1. literate (able to read)
  2. insightful, perceptive

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Old English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *lēswō.

Noun[edit]

lǣs f

  1. pasture, meadow, leasow
    Seó lǽs is tóforan eallum mannum gemǽne on ðám hǽðfelda. — The pasture on the heathfield lies open to all men.
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Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *laisiz.

Adverb[edit]

lǣs

  1. less
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