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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French adjective (large), from Latin latus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

 m (plural lés)

  1. (obsolete) breadth, width
  2. strip, length (of paper, textiles etc.)

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the same Proto-Finno-Ugric root *leme as Finnish liemi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(plural levek or lék)

  1. liquid
  2. juice
  3. gravy
  4. (slang) money

Declension[edit]

The accusative and the plural form can also be lét and lék respectively. (The sense money uses only the lét/lék form)

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

  1. present subjunctive analytic of léigh

Jèrriais[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Article[edit]

 m (plural les)

  1. the (masculine singular definite article)

Coordinate terms[edit]

  • (gender) la

Old French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

 m

  1. wide

Noun[edit]

 m (oblique plural lez, nominative singular lez, nominative plural )

  1. width

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *lewô, whence also Middle Low German , lēhe. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *leu- (to cut), whence also Ancient Greek λαῖον (laîon, scythe).

Noun[edit]

 m

  1. scythe

Declension[edit]

The word declines as one would expect a weak masculine noun with the stem lé-, but is affected in late West Norse (but not in the Faroe Islands) in all forms except the nominative singular by the regular phonetic change éa > . In the nominative the regular case ending -i is assimilated into the long é. This also causes awkward application of the suffixed article in the accusative and genitive singular, where one would normally expect its i to be elided in favour of the weak case ending -a (without the change éa > , these would be *léann and *léans); the accusative singular with suffixed article is attested as ljáinn in Flateyjarbók (late 14th century). Note also that the forms may not all be attested.

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Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

(𥆼)

  1. cross-eyed