lesa

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse lesa, from Proto-Germanic *lesaną.

Verb[edit]

at lesa (third person singular past indicative las, third person plural past indicative lósu, supine lisið)

  1. to read
  2. to pray
  3. to study (university)

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse lesa, from Proto-Germanic *lesaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

lesa (strong verb, third-person singular past indicative las, third-person plural past indicative lásu, supine lesið)

  1. (transitive, intransitive, with accusative) to read
    Ég er að lesa bók um forritun.
    I'm reading a book on programming.
    Þá var bréfið lesið upphátt fyrir allan bekkinn.
    The letter was then read aloud in front of the entire class.
  2. (transitive, intransitive, with accusative) to study
  3. (transitive, with accusative) to gather, pick (usually berries, etc.)

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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

lesa

  1. feminine form of leso

Adjective[edit]

lesa

  1. feminine form of leso

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse lesa.

Verb[edit]

lesa (present tense les, past tense las, past participle lese, passive infinitive lesast, present participle lesande, imperative les)

  1. read
    Har du lese boka?
    Have you read the book?

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *lesaną. The sense “read” is derived from West Germanic (Old Saxon or Old High German), calquing Latin legō (gather, read); for reading the Germanic runes, which were in use before the adoption of the Latin alphabet, the usual verb had been ráða (same as English read).

Verb[edit]

lesa

  1. to gather, pick
  2. to read

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Papiamentu[edit]

Verb[edit]

lesa

  1. To read.

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

lesa

  1. third-person singular present indicative of lesar
  2. second-person singular imperative of lesar

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Noun[edit]

lesa f

  1. (Kajkavian) a large gate (to the house, yard, city etc.)

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