len

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See also: Len, lên, and leń

Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *lьnъ[1] from Proto-Indo-European *lino-.[2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

len m

  1. flax (plant or fiber)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ len in Václav Machek, Etymologický slovník jazyka českého, second edition, Academia, 1968
  2. ^ len in Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, Leda, 2007

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From late Old Norse lén, from Middle Low German len.

Noun[edit]

len n (singular definite lenet, plural indefinite len)

  1. fief, entailed estate

Inflection[edit]


Friulian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin lignum.

Noun[edit]

len m (plural lens)

  1. wood

Galician[edit]

Verb[edit]

len

  1. third-person plural present indicative of ler

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Slavic language, compare Czech len (flax)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

len (plural lenek)

  1. flax

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

len

  1. rafsi of lenjo.

Novial[edit]

Determiner[edit]

len

  1. his or her

Pronoun[edit]

len

  1. his or hers

Related terms[edit]


Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *lьnъ, from Proto-Indo-European *lino-

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

len m

  1. flax

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Romani[edit]

Noun[edit]

len m

  1. river

Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Puter, Vallader) lain
  • (Sursilvan, Surmiran) lenn

Etymology[edit]

From Latin lignum.

Noun[edit]

len m

  1. (Sutsilvan) wood

Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *lěnъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈléːn/, /ˈlɛ́n/
  • Tonal: lẹ̑n, lȅn

Adjective[edit]

lén (comparative bòlj lén, superlative nàjbolj lén)

  1. lazy

Declension[edit]

This adjective needs an inflection-table template.

Derived terms[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

len

  1. soft, smooth

Synonyms[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): /l̪ɛn˧˧/
  • (Huế) IPA(key): /lɛŋ˧˧/
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): /l̻ʲɛŋ˧˥/

Etymology 1[edit]

From late French laine, from Latin lana.

Noun[edit]

len

  1. wool

Etymology 2[edit]

Of unknown origin.

Verb[edit]

len

  1. to negotiate one's way through a mass, to creep through

Volapük[edit]

Preposition[edit]

len

  1. at, by, on