Lee

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See also: lee and l'ee

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Lee

  1. An English topographic surname for someone who lived near a meadow (the Anglo-Saxon for meadow being ley or leag).
  2. A surname of Chinese origin, a variant of Li, a transcription of () and other less common names such as () and ()
  3. A surname of Korean origin, a variant of Rhee (Hanja: ; Hangul: & )
  4. A male given name derived from the surname, or a nickname for names such as Leo and Leroy
  5. A female given name popular in conjoined names such as Lee Ann or Mary Lee.
  6. Any of various place names, including a river in England, a suburb of London, and a river in Co. Cork, Ireland.

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From Middle Low German , from Old Saxon hlēo. Cognate with Dutch lij, English lee.

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Lee f ‎(genitive Lee, no plural)

  1. leeward side of a ship (the side away from the wind direction)
    tosende See an Luv und Lee — “raging sea on the windward and leeward sides”

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  • Lee in Duden online

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Lee ‎(plural Leek)

  1. Lee

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Inflection (plural in -k, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative Lee Leek
accusative Leet Leeket
dative Leenek Leeknek
instrumental Leevel Leekkel
causal-final Leeért Leekért
translative Leevé Leekké
terminative Leeig Leekig
essive-formal Leeként Leekként
essive-modal
inessive Leeben Leekben
superessive Leen Leeken
adessive Leenél Leeknél
illative Leebe Leekbe
sublative Leere Leekre
allative Leehez Leekhez
elative Leeből Leekből
delative Leeről Leekről
ablative Leetől Leektől
Possessive forms of Lee
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. Leem Leeim
2nd person sing. Leed Leeid
3rd person sing. Leeje Leei
1st person plural Leenk Leeink
2nd person plural Leetek Leeitek
3rd person plural Leejük Leeik

Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Dutch lei.

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Lee f ‎(plural Leeën)

  1. slate