Laus

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See also: laus and -laus

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German lūs, from Old High German lūs, from Proto-West Germanic *lūs, from Proto-Germanic *lūs.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /laʊ̯s/
  • Rhymes: -aʊ̯s
  • (file)
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Laus f (genitive Laus, plural Läuse, diminutive Läuschen n, feminine (rare) Läusin)

  1. louse

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Related terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Laus” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Laus” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon
  • Laus” in Duden online
  • Laus” in OpenThesaurus.de
  • Wikipedia-logo-v2.svg Laus on the German Wikipedia.Wikipedia de

Hunsrik[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German lūs, from Old High German lūs, from Proto-West Germanic *lūs, from Proto-Germanic *lūs.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Laus f (plural Leis)

  1. louse

Further reading[edit]


Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German lūs, from Old High German lūs, from Proto-West Germanic *lūs, from Proto-Germanic *lūs.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /læu̯s/, [læˑʊ̯s]

Noun[edit]

Laus f (plural Lais)

  1. louse (insect)

Pennsylvania German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German lūs, from Old High German lūs, from Proto-West Germanic *lūs, from Proto-Germanic *lūs.

Compare German Laus, Dutch luis, English louse.

Noun[edit]

Laus f (plural Leis)

  1. louse