leas-

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate to Welsh llys-, Breton lez-, Manx lhiass-.

Prefix[edit]

leas-

  1. step-
  2. vice-, deputy
  3. by-

Derived terms[edit]


Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From lēas "false, vain, void"

Prefix[edit]

lēas-

  1. false, pseudo-
    lēasspell "lie, fiction, false statement, fable"
    lēasġewita "a false witness"
    lēascræft "false art, pseudo-art"
  2. vain, empty; void
    lēasōlecung "empty or vain flattery"

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate to Welsh llys-, Breton lez-, Manx lhiass-.

Prefix[edit]

leas-

  1. step-, assistant, additional

Derived terms[edit]