leis

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

leis

  1. plural form of lei

Anagrams[edit]


Galician[edit]

Noun[edit]

leis f pl

  1. plural form of lei

German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

leis (comparative leiser, superlative am leisesten)

  1. (colloquial, poetic) Alternative form of leise.

External links[edit]

  • leis in Duden online

Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish les (buttock, hip, haunch; buttocks, posterior).

Noun[edit]

leis f (genitive leise, nominative plural leasracha)

  1. (anatomy) thigh
  2. (cooking) leg, haunch
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]
  • leisíneach (person with game leg; person with limping gait; tardy person)
  • leisíneacht (limping gait; tardiness)
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Preposition[edit]

leis

  1. form of le (with) used before the definite article
    leis an mbuachaill — with the boy
    leis na cailíní — with the girls

Pronoun[edit]

leis

  1. third-person singular masculine of le
    D’oibrigh mé leis.
    I worked with him; I worked with it.
Derived terms[edit]

Adverb[edit]

leis

  1. also
  2. (with negative) too, either
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From Old Irish leis (uncovered, bare).

Adverb[edit]

leis

  1. uncovered, exposed

Old Provençal[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

leis

  1. emphatic oblique form of ela: her
    • c. 1110, Guilhèm de Peitieus, canso:
      Quar senes lieys non puesc viure [...].
      For without her I cannot live.
    • c. 1160, Raimbaut d'Aurenga, vers:
      Qu'ilh val tant e m'es tan coraus, / Que ja de lieis no·m venra maus.
      For she is worth so much and is such a part of my heart that no ill will ever come to me from her.

Declension[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

leis f

  1. plural form of lei

Scots[edit]

Noun[edit]

leis

  1. (South Scots) lies

Verb[edit]

leis

  1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of lei

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

leis

  1. Alternative form of le.

Usage notes[edit]

Prepositional pronoun[edit]

leis

  1. with him, by him
  2. with it, by it

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]