lys

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Afrikaans[edit]

Noun[edit]

lys (plural lyste, diminutive lysie)

  1. list, record

Albanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A variant of lis.

Verb[edit]

lys (first-person singular past tense lysa, participle lysur)

  1. to pour
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Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse ljóss

Adjective[edit]

lys (neuter lyst, definite and plural lyse, comparative lysere, superlative lysest)

  1. light
  2. bright
  3. fair, blond
  4. cheerful, sunny

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse ljós

Noun[edit]

lys n (singular definite lyset, plural indefinite lys)

  1. light
  2. candle
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French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lys m (plural lys)

  1. lily

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia no

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse ljóss

Adjective[edit]

lys (neuter singular lyst, definite singular and plural lyse, comparative lysere, indefinite superlative lysest, definite superlative lyseste)

  1. light (not dark)
  2. (hair) fair, blonde
  3. (skin) fair
  4. bright (e.g. person)
    en lys idé - a bright idea

Adverb[edit]

lys

  1. light (in colour)
    lys blå - light blue (blå being an adjective; however it can also be written as a compound - e.g. lyseblå.)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse ljós.

Noun[edit]

lys n (definite singular lyset, indefinite plural lys, definite plural lysa or lysene)

  1. (uncountable) light
    se dagens lys - see the light of day (be born, begin to exist)
  2. (countable) a light
  3. (levende lys, stearinlys) a candle
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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia nn

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse ljós.

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

lys n (definite singular lyset, indefinite plural lys, definite plural lysa)

  1. (uncountable) light
  2. (countable) a light

Swedish[edit]

Verb[edit]

lys

  1. imperative of lysa.

Welsh[edit]

Noun[edit]

lys

  1. Soft mutation of llys.

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
llys lys unchanged unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.