Lasse

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See also: lasse, lassé, lâssé, and Lásse

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Diminutive of Lars, taken to regular use as a formal given name in the 20th century.

Proper noun[edit]

Lasse

  1. A male given name.

References[edit]

  • [1] Danskernes Navne, based on CPR data: 15 986 males with the given name Lasse have been registered in Denmark between about 1890 (=the population alive in 1967) and January 2005, with the frequency peak in the 1990s. Accessed on 19 June 2011.

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Swedish style variant of Lassi, diminutive of Lauri.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɑsːe/
  • Hyphenation: Las‧se

Proper noun[edit]

Lasse

  1. A male given name.
    • 1982 Orvokki Autio, Kotipesä, Gummerus, ISBN 9512621584, page 14:
      ―Vai Aatoksen sinä sen poikasi nimeksi pistit, oli Ilmi sanonut ja pannut silmänsä kiinni.
      —Lauri se on, Lasseksi sanotahan, oli Armi sanonut. ―Aatos on toinen nimi.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Lasse (Kotus type 8/nalle, no gradation)
nominative Lasse Lasset
genitive Lassen Lassejen
partitive Lassea Lasseja
illative Lasseen Lasseihin
singular plural
nominative Lasse Lasset
accusative nom. Lasse Lasset
gen. Lassen
genitive Lassen Lassejen
Lasseinrare
partitive Lassea Lasseja
inessive Lassessa Lasseissa
elative Lassesta Lasseista
illative Lasseen Lasseihin
adessive Lassella Lasseilla
ablative Lasselta Lasseilta
allative Lasselle Lasseille
essive Lassena Lasseina
translative Lasseksi Lasseiksi
instructive Lassein
abessive Lassetta Lasseitta
comitative Lasseineen

Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Medieval diminutive of Lars and of other Norwegian cognates of the English Laurence.

Proper noun[edit]

Lasse

  1. A male given name.

Swedish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Lasse

  1. A diminutive of the male given name Lars, less often recorded as an official name.