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LGBT {initialism} (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender/Transexual)  :: LGBT
LLC {n} (Limited Liability Company)  :: s r.o.
LOL {interj} (denotes light-heartedness or unseriousness)  :: lol
La Paz {prop} (capital of Bolivia)  :: La Paz
La-La Land {prop} (a fictional, nonphysical place)  :: vzdušné zámky {m-p}, tramtárie {f}
LaVeyan Satanism {prop} (the religion of the Church of Satan)  :: LaVeyův satanismus
Labrador Sea {prop} (arm of the Atlantic)  :: Labradorské moře {n}
Labrador retriever {n} (breed of dog)  :: labradorský retrívr {m}
Lada {prop} (a female name)  :: Lada {f}
Lada {prop} (a Russian car)  :: Lada {f}
Ladislaus {prop} (male given name)  :: Ladislav {m}, Vladislav {m}
Lagash {prop} (ancient city)  :: Lagaš {m}
Lagos {prop} (former capital of Nigeria)  :: Lagos {m}
Lake Constance {prop} (Lake)  :: Bodamské jezero {n}
Lakshmi {prop} (Hindu goddess of wealth)  :: Lakšmí {f}
Lamb of God {prop} (Jesus, symbolized as a sacrifice)  :: Beránek Boží {m}
Lamentations {prop} (book of the Bible)  :: Pláč {f}
Land of the Rising Sun {prop} (Japan)  :: Země vycházejícího slunce {f}
Landsknecht {n} (German mercenary of the 15th or 16th century) SEE: lansquenet  ::
Langobard {n} (Lombard) SEE: Lombard  ::
Lao {n} (person)  :: Laosan {m}
Lao {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Laos, the people or their language)  :: laoský
Lao-Tzu {prop} (Laozi) SEE: Laozi  ::
Laocoön {prop} (The Trojan and the Argonaut)  :: Láokoón
Laos {prop} (country in Southeast Asia)  :: Laos {m}
Laotian {n} (Laotian person) SEE: Lao  ::
Laozi {prop} (influential Chinese philosopher and founder of Taoism)  :: Lao-c' {m}
Laplace distribution {n} (probability distribution)  :: Laplaceovo rozdělení {n}
Laplacian {adj} (of, or relating to Laplace)  :: laplaceovský
Lapland {prop} (region in Scandinavia)  :: Laponsko {n}
Lapp {n} (person)  :: Laponec {m}
Lapp {adj} (from Lapland)  :: laponský
Lappland {prop} (Lapland) SEE: Lapland  ::
Late Middle Ages {prop} (Translations)  :: pozdní středověk {m}
Lateran {prop} (church and palace in Rome)  :: Laterán
Latin {adj} (of the language)  :: latinský {m}
Latin {adj} (of descendants from ancient Romans)  :: latina {f}
Latin {prop} (language of the ancient Romans)  :: latina {f}
Latin {n} (person native to ancient Rome or its Empire)  :: Říman {m}
Latin America {prop} (parts of the Americas which speak Spanish or Portuguese)  :: Latinská Amerika {f}
Latin American {n} (A native or inhabitant of Latin America)  :: Latinoameričan {m}
Latin American {adj} (Of or relating to Latin America)  :: latinskoamerický
Latin alphabet {n} (the 26-letter alphabet)  :: Latinka {f}
Latinism {n} (Latinism)  :: latinismus {m}
Latinization {n} (act or process of Latinizing)  :: latinizace {f}
Latvia {prop} (country)  :: Lotyšsko {n}
Latvian {adj} (pertaining to Latvia or the Latvian language)  :: lotyšský
Latvian {prop} (Baltic language of Latvia)  :: lotyština {f}
Latvian {n} (person pertaining to Latvia)  :: Lotyš {m}, Lotyška {f}
Latvian SSR {prop} (Soviet republic)  :: Lotyšská SSR {f}
Laurence {prop} (male given name)  :: Vavřinec
Lawrence {prop} (male given name) SEE: Laurence  ::
Lazarus {prop} (New Testament characters)  :: Lazar {m}
Lazio {prop} (Italian region)  :: Lazio
League of Nations {prop} (International organization)  :: Společnost národů {f}
Leaning Tower of Pisa {prop} (the leaning bell tower in the Italian town of Pisa)  :: šikmá věž v Pise {f}, šikmá věž {f}
Lebanese {n} (A person from Lebanon)  :: Libanonec {m}, Libanonka {f}
Lebanese {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Lebanon, its people or language)  :: libanonský
Lebanon {prop} (Lebanese Republic)  :: Libanon {m}
Lechitic {adj} (related to the Polish language group)  :: lechický
Leibnizian {adj} (of or relating to Leibniz)  :: leibnizovský
Leipzig {prop} (City in Saxony, Germany)  :: Lipsko {n}
Leitha {prop} (river in Austria)  :: Litava {f}
Lena {prop} (Lena River)  :: Lena {f}
Leningrad {prop} (name of Saint Petersburg, 1924-1991)  :: Leningrad {m}
Leningrad {prop} (Leningrad oblast)  :: Leningradská oblast {f}
Leninism {n} (the political philosophy named after Vladimir Lenin)  :: leninismus {m}
Lent {n} (Christian period of penitence before Easter)  :: Velký půst {m}
Leo {prop} (male given name)  :: Lev
Leona {prop} (female given name)  :: Leona {f}
Leopold {prop} (male given name)  :: Leopold
Lesbian {n} (lesbian) SEE: lesbian  ::
Lesbian {adj} (lesbian) SEE: lesbian  ::
Lesbos {prop} (island)  :: Lesbos
Lesotho {prop} (country in Southern Africa)  :: Lesotho {n}
Lesser Poland {prop} (a historical region of Poland)  :: Malopolsko {n}
Lettic {adj} (Latvian) SEE: Latvian  ::
Lettish {adj} (Latvian) SEE: Latvian  ::
Lettish {prop} (Latvian) SEE: Latvian  ::
Letzeburgesh {prop} (Germanic language) SEE: Luxembourgish  ::
Levant {prop} (the countries bordering the eastern Mediterranean Sea)  :: Levanta {f}
Levantine {adj} (of the Levant, the Eastern Mediterranean)  :: levantský
Levenshtein distance {n} ((computer science) the number of edits required to change one string into another)  :: Levenshteinova vzdálenost {f}
Leviticus {prop} (the book of the Bible and Torah)  :: Leviticus
Lewis {prop} (male given name) SEE: Louis  ::
Leyden jar {n} (glass jar used to accumulate static electricity)  :: leidenská láhev {f}
Lezghian {prop} (Lezgi) SEE: Lezgi  ::
Lezgi {prop} (language)  :: lezgičtina {f}
Lhasa {prop} (Capital of Xizang (Tibet))  :: Lhasa {f}
Liaoning {prop} (province of China)  :: Liao-ning
Liberec {prop} (city in the Czech Republic)  :: Liberec {m}
Liberia {prop} (country in Western Africa)  :: Libérie {f}
Liberian {n} (A person from Liberia)  :: Liberijec {m}
Liberian {adj} (pertaining to Liberia)  :: liberijský
Libya {prop} (country in Northern Africa)  :: Libye {f}
Libyan {adj} (Of, from, or pertaining to Libya, the Libyan people or the Libyan language)  :: libyjský
Libyan {n} (person)  :: Libyjec {m}
Liechtenstein {prop} (Principality of Liechtenstein)  :: Lichtenštejnsko {n}
Liège {prop} (province in Belgium)  :: Lutych {m}
Liguria {prop} (region)  :: Ligurie {f}
Ligurian {adj} (Of or pertaining to Liguria)  :: ligurský
Lilian {prop} (female given name)  :: Liliana {f}
Liliana {prop} (female given name) SEE: Lilian  ::
Lillian {prop} (female given name) SEE: Lilian  ::
Linz {prop} (city)  :: Linec {m}
Lipetsk {prop} (city in Russia)  :: Lipeck {m}
Lisbon {prop} (capital of Portugal)  :: Lisabon {m}
Lisboner {adj} (from Lisbon)  :: lisabonský {m}
Lithuania {prop} (country)  :: Litva {f}
Lithuanian {adj} (referring to Lithuania)  :: litevský {m}
Lithuanian {prop} (language)  :: litevština {f}
Lithuanian {n} (person from Lithuania)  :: Litevec {m}
Lithuanian SSR {prop} (Soviet republic)  :: Litevská SSR {f}
Little Red Riding Hood {prop} (a folktale)  :: Červená karkulka {f}
Liverpool {prop} (Liverpool, England)  :: Liverpool {m}
Liverpool {prop} (NY, Canada or Australia)  :: Liverpool {m}
Livonia {prop} (historical region)  :: Livonsko {n}
Livonian {prop} (language)  :: livonština {f}
Livonian {n} (person)  :: Livonec {m}
Livonian {adj} (pertaining to Livonia or Livonians)  :: livonský {m}
Livorno {prop} (city in Italy)  :: Livorno {n}
Ljubljana {prop} (Capital city of Slovenia)  :: Lublaň {f}
Loch Ness monster {prop} (hypothetical creature)  :: lochnesská příšera {f}
Lode Star {prop} (Polaris) SEE: Polaris  ::
Lodz {prop} (city)  :: Lodž {f}
Loire {prop} (river)  :: Loira {f}
Lombard {n} (native of Lombardy)  :: Lombarďan {m}
Lombard {n} (banker or moneylender) SEE: banker  ::
Lombard rate {n} (interest rate)  :: lombardní sazba {f}
Lombardy {prop} (region in northern Italy)  :: Lombardie {f}, Lombardsko {n}
London {prop} (in the United Kingdom)  :: Londýn {m}
London {prop} (of, from or pertaining to London in the UK)  :: londýnský
London Underground {prop} (the London underground)  :: metro v Londýně {n}
Londoner {n} (person from or inhabitant of London)  :: Londýňan {m}, Londýňanka {f}
Londonian {n} (Londoner) SEE: Londoner  ::
Longyearbyen {prop} (settlement)  :: Longyearbyen
Lord {prop} (God)  :: Pán {m}
Lord's Prayer {prop} (the prayer taught by Jesus Christ to his disciples)  :: otčenáš {m}
Lorraine {prop} (region west of Alsace)  :: Lotrinsko {n}
Lorrainer {n} (native or inhabitant of Lorraine)  :: Lotriňan {m}
Los Angeles {prop} (largest city in California)  :: Los Angeles
Louis {prop} (male given name)  :: Ludvík {m}
Louisiana {prop} (US state)  :: Louisiana {f}
Louvain {prop} (Belgian city)  :: Lovaň
Louvre {prop} (an art museum in France)  :: Louvre {m}
Lower Austria {prop} (the northeasternmost state of Austria)  :: Dolní Rakousy
Lower Lusatian {prop} (Lower Sorbian) SEE: Lower Sorbian  ::
Lower Saxony {prop} (state)  :: Dolní Sasko {n}
Lower Sorbian {prop} (a Slavic language spoken in part of Brandenburg)  :: dolnolužická srbština {f}, dolnolužičtina {f}
Ltd. {abbr}  :: spol. s r. o.
Lucas {prop} (male given name) SEE: Luke  ::
Lucia {prop} (female given name) SEE: Lucy  ::
Lucifer {prop} (Venus, the morning star)  :: jitřenka {f}
Lucy {prop} (female given name)  :: Lucie
Luddite {n} (19th-century textile worker who destroyed machinery)  :: ludita {m}
Luddite {n} (one opposing technological change)  :: ludita {m}
Lugansk {prop} (Luhansk) SEE: Luhansk  ::
Luhansk {prop} (city)  :: Luhansk {m}, Lugansk {m}
Luhansk People's Republic {prop} (secessionist state in Luhanshchyna, the Ukraine)  :: Luhanská lidová republika
Lukas {prop} (given name) SEE: Luke  ::
Lukashenko {prop} (surname)  :: Lukašenko, Lukašenka
Luke {prop} (given name)  :: Lukáš
Luke {prop} (evangelist)  :: Lukáš
Luke {prop} (gospel of Luke)  :: Lukáš
Luna {prop} (Earth's moon) SEE: Moon  ::
Luo {prop} (language)  :: luoština
Lusaka {prop} (capital of Zambia)  :: Lusaka {f}
Lusatia {prop} (region)  :: Lužice
Lusatian Neisse {prop} (river)  :: Lužická Nisa {f}
Lutheran {adj} (pertaining to the theology of Martin Luther or his followers, or the Lutheran church)  :: luteránský
Lutheran {n} (member of any Christian church identifying with the theology of Martin Luther)  :: luterán {m}
Lutheranism {n} (branch of Christianity developed by Martin Luther)  :: luteránství {n}
Lutsk {prop} (city)  :: Luck {m}
Luxembourg {prop} (country)  :: Lucembursko {n}
Luxembourg {prop} (capital city)  :: Lucemburk {m}
Luxembourger {n} (person from Luxembourg)  :: Lucemburčan {m}, Lucemburčanka {f}
Luxembourgian {n} (Luxembourger) SEE: Luxembourger  ::
Luxembourgian {adj} (Luxembourgish) SEE: Luxembourgish  ::
Luxembourgish {adj} (pertaining to Luxembourg)  :: lucemburský
Luxembourgish {prop} (language of Luxembourg)  :: lucemburština {f}
Luxemburger {n} (Luxembourger) SEE: Luxembourger  ::
Luxor {prop} (city in Egypt)  :: Luxor {m}
Lviv {prop} (Lviv)  :: Lvov {m}
Löwchen {n} (Löwchen)  :: lvíček {m}
Lycia {prop} (ancient region)  :: Lýkie {f}
Lycian {prop} (language)  :: lykijština {f}
Lycian {adj} (relating to Lycia)  :: lykijský
Lydia {prop} (female given name)  :: Lýdie
Lyme disease {n} (infection by bacteria of the genus Borrelia)  :: lymská borelióza {f}
Lyons {prop} (a city in France)  :: Lyon
lab {n} (laboratory) SEE: laboratory  ::
labefaction {n} (act of shaking orweakening or the resulting state; overthrow, ruination)  :: oslabení {n}, pád {m}
label {n} (small ticket or sign giving information)  :: štítek {m}
label {n} (name categorising someone as part of a group)  :: nálepka {f}
label {v} (put a ticket or sign on)  :: označit
labor market {n} (market with labor of workers)  :: trh práce {m}
labor union {n} (labor union) SEE: trade union  ::
laboratory {n} (room, building or institution equipped for scientific research)  :: laboratoř {f}
laboratory {n} (place where chemicals, drugs or microbes are prepared or manufactured)  :: laboratoř {f}
laborer {n} (One who uses body strength instead of intellectual power to earn a wage, usually hourly)  :: dělník {m}
laborious {adj} (industrious) SEE: industrious  ::
laborious {adj} (requiring much physical effort)  :: pracný {m}
laboriously {adv} (with great expenditure of effort)  :: pracně
laboriousness {n} (the condition of being laborious)  :: pracnost
labour {n} (work)  :: práce {f}, námaha {f}
labour {n} (workers)  :: dělnictvo {n}, pracovní síly
labour {n} (giving birth)  :: porod {m}, porodní bolesti
labyrinth {n} (maze)  :: labyrint {m}, bludiště {n}
labyrinth {n} (part of inner ear)  :: labyrint {m}
lace {n} (fabric)  :: krajka {f}
lace {n} (cord for fastening a shoe or garment)  :: tkanička {f} [for shoes]
lace {v} (fasten with laces)  :: zavázat {pf}, zašněrovat {pf}
lace {v} (add something harmful to)  :: otrávit {pf}
laceration {n} (an irregular open wound caused by a blunt impact to soft tissue)  :: lacerace {f}
lack {n} (deficiency, need)  :: nedostatek {m}
lack {v} (be without, need, require)  :: postrádat
lackey {n} (liveried male servant)  :: lokaj {m}
laconic {adj} (using as few words as possible)  :: lakonický
lacquer {n} (glossy, resinous material used as a surface coating)  :: lak {m}
lacrosse {n} (the sport)  :: lakros {m}
lactation {n} (secretion of milk)  :: laktace {f}
lactic acid {n} (2-hydroxy-propanoic acid (CH3.CHOH.CO2H))  :: kyselina mléčná {f}
lactose {n} (disaccharide sugar of milk and dairy products)  :: laktóza {f}
lad {n} (a boy)  :: chlapec {m}
ladder {n} (climbing tool)  :: žebřík {m}
ladies and gentlemen {n} (phrase used to address an audience of men and women)  :: dámy a pánové
ladle {n} (deep-bowled spoon with a long, usually curved, handle)  :: naběračka {f}
lady {n} (woman of breeding and authority)  :: dáma {f}
lady {n} (wife of a lord)  :: dáma {f}
lady {n} (polite term referring a woman)  :: dáma {f}
ladybird {n} (member of Coccinellidae)  :: slunéčko {n}, sluníčko {n}, beruška {f} [colloquial]
ladybug {n} (ladybird) SEE: ladybird  ::
lady-killer {n} (uncaring womanizer)  :: sukničkář {m}, lamač dívčích srdcí, Casanova {m}
lady's man {n} (womanizer) SEE: womanizer  ::
lager {n} (type of beer)  :: ležák {m}
lagoon {n} (shallow body of water)  :: laguna {f}
lagopode {n} (ptarmigan) SEE: ptarmigan  ::
laid-back {adj} (relaxed and easy-going)  :: pohodový
lair {n} (of an animal)  :: doupě {n}
lake {n} (body of water)  :: jezero {n}
lama {n} (master of Tibetan Buddhism)  :: láma
lamb {n} (young sheep)  :: jehně {n}, beránek {m}
lamb {n} (flesh of lamb as food)  :: jehněčí {n}
lambada {n} (Brazilian dance)  :: lambada {f}
lambda {n} (name of the Greek letter)  :: lambda
lambda calculus {n} (algebraic system)  :: lambda kalkul {m}
lame {adj} (unable to walk properly because of a problem with one's feet or legs)  :: chromý {m}
lame {adj} (slang: unconvincing)  :: chabý {m}
lame duck {n} (a person or thing that is helpless, inefficient or disabled)  :: mrzák {m}
lame duck {n} (an official who is marking time until leaving their office)  :: chromá kachna {f}
lamella {n} (gill of a mushroom) SEE: gill  ::
lamia {n} (monster in mythology)  :: lamia
laminar flow {n} (flow)  :: laminární proudění {n}
lammergeier {n} (bird)  :: orlosup {m}
lammergeyer {n} (vulture) SEE: lammergeier  ::
lamp {n} (device producing light)  :: lampa {f}
lamp {n} (oil device producing light)  :: lampa {f}
lampoon {n} (written satirical attack)  :: pamflet {m}, hanopis {m}
lamprey {n} (a fish)  :: mihule {f}
lampshade {n} (cover over a lamp)  :: stínítko {n}, stínidlo {n}
lance {n} (wooden weapon used in jousting or tilting)  :: dlouhé kopí {n}
lance corporal {n} (lance corporal)  :: svobodník {m}
lancet arch {n} (a sharp pointed arch used in doors and windows, etc.)  :: gotický oblouk {m}
land {n} (part of Earth that is not covered by oceans or other bodies of water)  :: země {f}
land {v} (to descend to a surface, especially from the air)  :: přistávat {impf}, přistát {pf}
land {v} (to arrive at land, especially a shore, or a dock, from a body of water)  :: přistát
land {v} (to deliver) SEE: deliver  ::
-land {suffix} (territory, country or region (suffix))  :: -ie {f}, -sko {n}
landfall {n} (arrival of a ship at the shore)  :: přistání {n}
landfill {v} (to dispose of waste)  :: skládka {f}
landfill {n} (site at which refuse is buried)  :: skládka {f}
landfill {n} (material so disposed of)  :: odpad {m}
landgrave {n} (renderings of Landgraf)  :: lankrabě {m}
-landia {suffix} (territory, country or region (suffix)) SEE: -land  ::
landing {n} (corridor)  :: chodba {f}, koridor {m}
landing {n} (coming to earth, as of an airplane)  :: přistání {n}
landing {n} (an in-between platform)  :: podesta {f}
landing {n} (a place on a shoreline where a boat lands)  :: přístaviště {n}
landing strip {n} (auxiliary or temporary runway for aircraft)  :: přistávací plocha {f}
landline {n} (fixed telephone communications cable)  :: pevná linka {f}
landline {n} (telephone connected by such a fixed wire)  :: pevná linka {f}, infml stabil
landlocked {adj} (surrounded by land)  :: vnitrozemský
landlord {n} (person who owns and rents land such as a house, apartment, or condo)  :: pronajímatel {m}
landlord {n} (owner or manager of a public house)  :: hospodský {m}
landlouper {n} (vagabond) SEE: vagabond  ::
landscape {n} (portion of land or territory)  :: krajina {f}
lane {n} (division of roadway)  :: pruh {m}
lane {n} (division of racetrack)  :: dráha {f}
langos {n} (traditional Hungarian fried dough)  :: langoš {m}
language {n} (body of words used as a form of communication)  :: jazyk {m}, řeč {f}
language {n} (the ability to communicate using words)  :: jazyk {m}, řeč {f}
language {n} (nonverbal communication)  :: jazyk {m}, řeč {f}
language {n} (vocabulary of a particular field)  :: jazyk {m}, řeč {f}
language {n} (computer language, see also: computer language)  :: jazyk {m}
languish {v} (to lose strength and become weak)  :: zeslábnout
languish {v} (to live in miserable conditions)  :: živořit
lansquenet {n} (German mercenary of the 15th or 16th century)  :: lancknecht {m}
lantern {n} (case of transparent material made to protect a flame, or light)  :: lucerna {f}
lanthanum {n} (metallic element)  :: lanthan
lapidation {n} (act of stoning, sometimes to the point of death)  :: kamenování
lapis lazuli {n} (precious blue stone)  :: lazurit {m}
lapti {n} (bast shoes)  :: láptě {p}
lapwing {n} (bird belonging to the subfamily Vanellinae)  :: čejka {f}
larboard {n} (port) SEE: port  ::
larch {n} (a coniferous tree)  :: modřín {m}
lard {n} (bacon) SEE: bacon  ::
lard {n} (fat from the abdomen of a pig)  :: (vepřové) sádlo {n}
large {adj} (of greater size, see also: big)  :: velký
large intestine {n} (bodily organ)  :: tlusté střevo {n}
large tortoiseshell {n} (butterfly)  :: babočka jilmová {f}
largen {v} (enlarge) SEE: enlarge  ::
largess {n} (generosity in the giving of gifts or money)  :: štědrost {f}
largess {n} (the gifts or money given in such a way)  :: dar {m}
lark {n} (bird)  :: skřivan {m}
larkspur {n} (Delphinium)  :: stračka {f}
larva {n} (a stage of growth)  :: larva {f}
larva {n} (an animal in such stage of growth, see also: tadpole)  :: larva {f}
laryngeal {adj} (of or pertaining to larynx)  :: hrtanový, laryngální
laryngeal {n} (in Proto-Indo-European linguistics, one of the typically three reconstructed consonants)  :: laryngála {f}
laryngitis {n} (inflammation of the larynx)  :: laryngitida {f}
larynx {n} (the organ)  :: hrtan {m}
lascivious {adj} (wanton)  :: lascivní
laser {n} (device producing beam of light)  :: laser {m}
laser {n} (laser printer) SEE: laser printer  ::
laser printer {n} (computer printer)  :: laserová tiskárna {f}
lash {n} (eyelash; hair growing from the eyelid) SEE: eyelash  ::
lass {n} (a young woman or girl)  :: dívka {f}, děvenka {f}, děvče {n}
lass {n} (sweetheart) SEE: sweetheart  ::
lasso {n} (a long rope with a sliding loop)  :: laso {n}
lasso {v} (to catch with a lasso)  :: zalasovat
last {adj} (final)  :: poslední
last {adj} (most recent)  :: minulý
last {adv} (after everything else)  :: nakonec
last {adv} (finally)  :: nakonec
last {v} (to endure, continue over time)  :: trvat
last {v} (to hold out)  :: vydržet
last but not least {adv} (An expression to start the last item of a list)  :: v neposlední řadě
last but one {adj} (penultimate) SEE: penultimate  ::
last name {n} (surname) SEE: surname  ::
last night {n} (previous evening or night)  :: včerejší večer
last night {adv} (during the night before today)  :: včera večer
last straw {n} (small additional burden)  :: poslední kapka
last year {adv} (year before this one)  :: loni, vloni
late {adj} (near the end of a period of time)  :: pozdní
late {adj} (near the end of the day)  :: pozdní
late {adj} (associated with the end of a period)  :: pozdní {m}
late {adv} (proximate in time)  :: pozdě
lately {adv} (recently) SEE: recently  ::
latency {n} (delay)  :: latence {f}, zpoždění {n}
latent {adj} (existing or present but concealed or inactive)  :: latentní
lateral {adj} (of or pertaining to the side)  :: postranní, boční
lateral {adj} (pertaining to the left or right of the body)  :: laterální
lateral {adj} (linguistics: pertaining to certain sounds)  :: laterální
lathe {n} (machine tool used to shape a piece of material)  :: soustruh {m}
lathe {v} (to shape with a lathe)  :: soustružit
lather {n} (foam of soap and water)  :: mydliny {f-p}
lather {v} (to cover with lather)  :: namydlit
lather {v} (to beat or whip)  :: našlehat
latitude {n} (angular distance north or south from the equator)  :: šířka {f}
lative {n} (case)  :: lativ {m}
latrine {n} (a very simple toilet facility, usually just a pit or trench, see also: toilet; outhouse)  :: latrína {f}, záchod
latrine {n} (chamber pot) SEE: chamber pot  ::
lattice {n} (A flat panel constructed with widely-spaced crossed thin strips of wood or other material, commonly used as a garden trellis)  :: mřížka {f}
lattice {n} (partially ordered set in algebra)  :: svaz {m}
laudanum {n} (the tincture of opium once widely used)  :: laudanum {n}
laugh {v} (show mirth by peculiar movement of the muscles of the face and emission of sounds)  :: smát se
laugh {v} (be or appear cheerful)  :: smát se
laugh {v} (make an object of laughter or ridicule)  :: posmívat se
laughable {adj} (fitted to exite laughter)  :: směšný
laughing kookaburra {n} (Dacelo novaeguineae)  :: ledňák obrovský {m}
laughter {n} (sound (as) of laughing)  :: smích {m}
laughter {n} (movement of the muscles of the laughing face)  :: smích {m}
launch {v} (throw, hurl, let fly, propel with force)  :: hodit
laundress {n} (A woman whose employment is laundering)  :: pradlena {f}
laundry {n} (laundering; washing)  :: praní {n}
laundry {n} (place or room where laundering is done)  :: prádelna {f}
laundry {n} (that which needs to be laundered)  :: prádlo {n}
laureate {n} (one crowned with laurel)  :: nositel {m}, laureát {m}
laurel {n} (evergreen shrub, of the genus Laurus)  :: vavřín {m}
lava {n} (molten rock)  :: láva {f}
lava {n} (magma) SEE: magma  ::
lavatory {n} (toilet) SEE: toilet  ::
lavatory {n} (sink) SEE: sink  ::
lavender {n} (plant)  :: levandule {f}
law {n} (body of rules established in a community by its authorities)  :: zákoník {m}, právo {n}, zákon {m}
law {n} (any rule that must or should be obeyed)  :: zákon {m}
law {n} (statement of (observed, established) order, sequence or relationship of phenomena)  :: zákon {m}
law {n} (mathematics: statement that is true under specified conditions)  :: zákon
law of large numbers {prop} (statistical tendency)  :: zákon velkých čísel {m}
law of nature {n} (physical law) SEE: physical law  ::
law of nature {n} (natural law) SEE: natural law  ::
lawmaker {n} (legislator) SEE: legislator  ::
lawman {n} (lawyer) SEE: lawyer  ::
lawn {n} (ground covered with grass)  :: trávník {m}
lawn mower {n} (machine for cutting grass)  :: sekačka {f}
lawn-mower {n} (lawnmower) SEE: lawnmower  ::
lawnmower {n} (a device to cut grass)  :: sekačka na trávu {f}
lawrencium {n} (chemical element)  :: lawrencium
lawsuit {n} (case where a court is needed to resolve differences)  :: soudní proces {m}, proces {m}, soudní pře {f}
lawyer {n} (professional person authorized to practice law)  :: právník {m}, advokát {m}, právnička {f}
lawyer's wig {n} (Coprinus comatus)  :: hnojník obecný {m}
lax {adj} (not strict; lenient; allowing for deviation)  :: uvolněný, laxní
lax {adj} (loose; not tight or taut)  :: volný
laxative {n} (substance with a laxative effect)  :: projímadlo {n}
lay {adj} (non-professional)  :: laický
lay figure {n} (jointed model) SEE: dummy  ::
lay off {v} (to dismiss workers from employment)  :: propustit
layabout {n} (lazy person)  :: pecivál
layer {n} (single thickness of some material covering a surface)  :: vrstva {f}
layer {n} (item of clothing worn under or over another)  :: vrstva {f}
layer {n} (deposit)  :: vrstva {f}
layman {n} (someone who is not an ordained cleric)  :: laik {m}
layman {n} (someone who is not a professional in a given field)  :: laik {m}
layout {n} (structured arrangement of items)  :: rozvržení, struktura, rozmístění {n}
layout {n} (plan for such arrangement)  :: plán, návrh, nákres
layout {n} (act of laying out)  :: rozložení, rozprostření, rozmístění {n}
layout {n} (map or a drawing of a construction site)  :: plán
laze {v} (be lazy, waste time)  :: zahálet
laziness {n} (quality of being lazy)  :: lenost {f}
lazurite {n} (lapis lazuli) SEE: lapis lazuli  ::
lazy {adj} (unwilling to work)  :: líný {m}
lazy eye {n} (amblyopia) SEE: amblyopia  ::
lazybones {n} (person who is lazy)  :: lenoch {m}
lea {n} (open field, meadow)  :: louka {f}
lead {n} (chemical element)  :: olovo {n}
lead {v} (printing: place leads between the lines of)  :: odsadit
lead {v} (guide or conduct with the hand, or by means of some physical contact connection)  :: [abstract] vodit, [concrete] vést
leaden {adj} (made of lead)  :: olověný {m}
leaden {adj} (pertaining to or resembling lead)  :: olověný {m}
leader {n} (one having authority)  :: vedoucí, velitel, vůdce {m}, šéf {m}
leadership {n} (capacity to lead)  :: vůdcovství {n}
leading diagonal {n} (main diagonal) SEE: main diagonal  ::
leading edge {n} (aeronautics: frontmost edge of an airfoil)  :: náběžná hrana {f}
leaf {n} (part of a plant)  :: list {m}
leaf {n} (sheet of a book)  :: list {m}
leaf {n} (tea leaves) SEE: tea leaf  ::
leaf through {v} (to turn the pages of (a book) idly, reading short sections at random)  :: prolistovat {pf}
leaflet {n} (small piece of paper with information)  :: leták {m}
league {n} (organization of sports teams)  :: liga {f}
leak {n} (hole which admits water or other fluid, or lets it escape)  :: díra {f}
leak {n} (entrance or escape of a fluid)  :: průsak {m}
leak {n} (divulgation, or disclosure, of information)  :: únik {m}
lean {v} (to press against)  :: opřít
leap {v} (to jump)  :: přeskočit
leap {n} (the act of leaping)  :: skok {m}
leap day {n} (extra day in a leap year)  :: přestupný den {m}
leap year {n} (366-day year in the Gregorian calendar)  :: přestupný rok {m}
learn {v} (to acquire knowledge or ability)  :: učit se
learn {v} (to attend educational activity)  :: učit se
learn {v} (to make use of a bad experience)  :: učit se, poučit se
learn {v} (to improve)  :: učit se, zlepšovat se, zdokonalovat se
learn {v} (to be studying)  :: učit se, studovat
learn {v} (to come to know; to become informed of; to find out)  :: zjistit, dovědět se, dozvědět se
learned {adj} (having much learning)  :: učený {m}
learned {adj} (acquired by learning)  :: naučený {m}
learning difference {n} (learning disability) SEE: learning disability  ::
learning difficulty {n} (learning disability) SEE: learning disability  ::
learning disability {n} (disability which prevents the sufferer from learning in a typical manner)  :: specifické poruchy učení {p}
leash {n} (long cord for dogs)  :: vodítko {n}
least {determiner} (the smallest amount of)  :: nejméně
least auklet {n} (bird)  :: alkounek nejmenší
least weasel {n} (Mustela nivalis)  :: lasice, kolčava
leather {n} (material produced by tanning animal skin)  :: kůže {f}
leather {adj} (made of leather)  :: kožený
leatherette {n} (a type of fabric)  :: koženka {f}
leave {v} (To cause to remain as available, not take away, refrain from depleting)  :: nechat
leave {v} (To transfer possession after death)  :: zanechat
leave {v} (To transfer responsibility or attention)  :: nechat, přenechat
leave {v} (To depart from, end one's connection or affiliation with)  :: opustit
leave {v}  :: zbýt
leave of absence {n} (absence from work) SEE: leave  ::
leave out {v} (to leave out or to not include) SEE: omit  ::
lebensraum {n} (living space)  :: životní prostor {m}
lecithin {n} (lecithin)  :: lecitin {m}
lectern {n} (a stand with a slanted top used to support a bible from which passages are read during a church service)  :: ambona {f}
lectern {n} (a similar stand to support a lecturer's notes)  :: řečnický pultík {m}
lecture {n} (a spoken lesson)  :: přednáška {f}
lecture {v} (to teach)  :: přednášet
lecturer {n} (person who gives lectures)  :: přednášející
ledger {n} (book for keeping notes)  :: účetní kniha {f}
ledger {n} (collection of accounting entries)  :: hlavní kniha {f}
leech {n} (annelid)  :: pijavice {f}, pijavka {f}
leech {n} (person who derives profit from others)  :: pijavice {f}
leech {n} (physician) SEE: physician  ::
leek {n} (vegetable)  :: pórek {m}, pór zahradní {m}
left {adj} (the west side of the body when one is facing north)  :: levý {m}, levá {f}, levé {n}
left {adj} (pertaining to the political left)  :: levicový {m}
left {adv} (on the left side)  :: na levé
left {adv} (towards the left side)  :: vlevo
left {n} (the ensemble of left-wing political parties)  :: levice {f}
left {v} (remaining)  :: zbývající {m}
left-hander {n} (a person who is left-handed)  :: levák {m}, levačka {f}
leftist {n} (a person who holds views associated with the political left)  :: levičák {m}
leftist {adj} (Pertaining to the political left)  :: levicový
left-wing {adj} (supporting political change)  :: levicový
lefty {n} (left-hander) SEE: left-hander  ::
leg {n} (lower limb from groin to ankle)  :: noha {f}
legacy {n} (money or property bequeathed to someone in a will)  :: dědictví {n}
legal {adj} (relating to the law or to lawyers)  :: právní
legal {adj} (allowed or prescribed by law)  :: legální, zákonný
legal entity {n} (organisation that the law treats as a legal person) SEE: legal person  ::
legal person {n} (organization or group of people)  :: právnická osoba {f}
legend {n} (story of unknown origin describing plausible but extraordinary past events)  :: pověst {f}, legenda {f}
leghorn {n} (small white chicken breed)  :: leghornka {f}
legibility {n} (property that makes legible or easily readable)  :: čitelnost {f}
legible {adj} (being clear enough to be read, readable, particularly for handwriting)  :: čitelný
legion {n} (the major unit or division of the Roman army)  :: legie {f}
legionary {n} (member of a legion)  :: legionář {m}
legionnaire {n} (a member of a legion) SEE: legionary  ::
legislation {n} (the act of legislating)  :: zákonodárství {n}
legislative {adj} (having the power to make laws)  :: zákonodárný {m}, legislativní
legislator {n} (who creates or enacts laws)  :: zákonodárce {m}
legislature {n} (governmental body)  :: zákonodárný sbor {m}, legislativa {f}
legist {n} (legislator) SEE: legislator  ::
legitimate {adj} (lawful)  :: legitimní
legless {adj} (without legs)  :: beznohý
legume {n} (fruit or seed of leguminous plants)  :: luštěnina {f}
leishmaniasis {n} (pathology)  :: leishmanióza
leisure {n} (freedom provided)  :: volnost {f}, volno {n}
leisure {n} (time free)  :: volný čas {m}
lemma {n} (linguistics: lexeme) SEE: lexeme  ::
lemma {n} (mathematics: proposition used mainly in the proof of some other proposition)  :: lemma {n}
lemma {n} (linguistics: canonical form of a term)  :: lemma {n}
lemmatisation {n} (process of finding the lemma that corresponds to an inflected form of a word)  :: lemmatizace {f}
lemon {n} (citrus fruit)  :: citrón {m}, citron
lemon {n} (tree)  :: citroník {m}
lemon balm {n} (Melissa officinalis)  :: meduňka {f}
lemonade {n} (still beverage)  :: limonáda {f}
lemur {n} (strepsirrhine primate of the infraorder Lemuriformes, superfamily Lemuroidea)  :: lemur {m}
lend {v} (to allow to be used temporarily)  :: půjčovat {impf}, půjčit {pf}
lend {v} ((proscribed) to borrow) SEE: borrow  ::
length {n} (distance from end to end)  :: délka {f}
lengthen {v} (to make longer)  :: prodloužit
lengthy {adj} (long)  :: zdlouhavý {m}
lenient {adj} (tolerant; not strict)  :: shovívavý {m}
lens {n} (object focusing or defocusing the light passing through it)  :: čočka {f}
lens {n} (device which focuses or defocuses electron beams)  :: čočka {f}
lens {n} (anatomy: transparent crystalline structure in the eye)  :: čočka {f}
lentigo {n} (pigmented spot on the skin) SEE: freckle  ::
lentil {n} (plant Lens culinaris)  :: čočka jedlá {f}
lentil {n} (seed used as food)  :: čočka {f}
leonine {adj} (of or like a lion)  :: lví
leopard {n} (a large wild cat with a spotted coat, Panthera pardus)  :: levhart {m}, leopard {m}
leotard {n} (skin-tight one piece suit of clothing)  :: body {n}
lepidopterology {n} (scientific study of butterflies and moths)  :: lepidopterologie {f}
leprosy {n} (infectious disease caused by infection by Mycobacterium leprae)  :: malomocenství {n}, lepra {f}
leprous {adj} (relating to leprosy)  :: leprozní
leptospirosis {n} (disease)  :: leptospiróza {f}
lesbian {adj} (of a woman: preferring female partners)  :: lesbický {m}
lesbian {adj} (between two women; pertaining to female homosexuality)  :: lesbický
lesbian {adj} (intended for lesbians)  :: lesbický {m}
lesbian {n} (female homosexual)  :: lesbička {f}
lesbo {n} (lesbian) SEE: lesbian  ::
leshy {n} (a woodland spirit in Slavic mythology)  :: lesní mužík {m}, lešij {m} [of a Russian leshy]
lesion {n} (an infected or otherwise injured or diseased organ or part)  :: léze {f}
l'esprit de l'escalier {n} (retort thought of too late)  :: esprit de l'escalier {m}, opožděná duchaplnost {f}
less {adv} (to smaller extent)  :: méně
-less {suffix} (lacking)  :: bez-
less is more {proverb} (less is more)  :: méně je více
lessen {v} (to make less)  :: zmenšit
lessen {v} (to become less)  :: zmenšit se
lesser panda {n} (Ailurus fulgens) SEE: red panda  ::
lesser spotted woodpecker {n} (Picoides minor)  :: strakapoud malý
lesson {n} (section of learning or teaching)  :: lekce, vyučovací hodina
lesson {n} (something learned)  :: ponaučení
lesson {n} (something that serves as a warning or encouragement)  :: ponaučení
less-than-stellar {adj} (not very good) SEE: poor  ::
less-than-stellar {adj} (mediocre) SEE: mediocre  ::
lest {conj} (for fear that)  :: ze strachu, že..., v případě, že...
lest {conj} (that [...] not)  :: aby ... ne
let {v} (to allow)  :: nechat, dovolit {pf}
let {v} (to put up for rent)  :: pronajmout {pf}
let alone {conj} (to say nothing of)  :: natož
let bygones be bygones {v} (to disregard a past offense)  :: co bylo, bylo
let down {v} (to allow to descend)  :: spouštět, spustit
let know {v} (to inform)  :: dát vědět
let the cat out of the bag {v} (to disclose a secret, often inadvertently)  :: prořeknout se, vybreptat to
let there be light {phrase} (let there be light)  :: budiž světlo
lethal {adj} (deadly)  :: smrtící [causing death], smrtelný [able to die], smrtonosný
lethargy {n} (pathological state of fatigue)  :: letargie {f}
lethargy {n} (state of extreme torpor or apathy)  :: letargie {f}
let's go {interj} (hortative of go)  :: pojďme
let's go {interj} (hurry up)  :: dělej, dělejte
letter {n} (letter of the alphabet)  :: písmeno {n}
letter {n} (written message)  :: dopis {m}
letterpress {n} (printing process)  :: knihtisk {m}
letterpress {n} (machine)  :: knihtisk {m}
lettuce {n} (an edible plant, Lactuca)  :: hlávkový salát {m}
lettuce {n} (the leaves of the lettuce plant, eaten as a vegetable or dish)  :: hlávkový salát {m}
leucine {n} (essential amino acid; C6H13NO2)  :: leucin {m}
leucocytosis {n} (raised white blood cell count)  :: leukocytóza {f}
leukaemic {adj} (characteristic of, or associated with leukaemia)  :: leukemický
leukemia {n} (cancer of blood forming tissue)  :: leukemie {f}, leukémie {f}
leukemic {adj} (relating to leukemia)  :: leukemický
leukocyte {n} (a white blood cell)  :: leukocyt {m}
leukotriene {n} (any of several physiologically active lipids)  :: leukotrien {m}
lev {n} (currency of Bulgaria)  :: lev {m}
levant {v} (to abscond or run away)  :: prásknout do bot [idiom]
level {adj} (same height at all places)  :: vodorovný
level {adj} (at the same height as some reference)  :: vodorovný
level {adj} (being unvaried)  :: vyrovnaný
level {n} (tool)  :: vodováha {f}, libela {f}
level {n} (distance relative to a given reference elevation)  :: úroveň {f}, level
level {n} (degree or amount)  :: úroveň {f}
level {n} (gaming: discrete segment of a game)  :: úroveň {f}
level {n} (gaming: numeric value for a character's experience and power)  :: úroveň {f}
level {n} (floor of a building)  :: podlaží {n}
level {v} (to adjust so as to make level)  :: urovnat
level {v} (to destroy by reducing to ground level; to raze)  :: srovnat
level {v} (to progress to the next level)  :: postoupit
level {v} (to aim or direct)  :: zamířit
level crossing {n} (at-grade crossing)  :: železniční přejezd {m}, úrovňové křížení
level junction {n} (an at-grade junction between two crossing railroad tracks)  :: úrovňové křížení {n}
lever {n} (rigid piece)  :: páka {f}
lever {adv} (rather) SEE: rather  ::
leveret {n} (a young hare)  :: mladý zajíc {m}
levitate {v} (to be suspended in the air)  :: levitovat
levitation {n} (raising of something without apparent physical cause)  :: levitace {f}
levitation {n} (technical suspension without mechanical support)  :: vznášení se {n}, vznášení {n}
levity {n} (lightness of manner or speech)  :: lehkomyslnost {f}
levity {n} (state or quality of being light)  :: lehkost {f}
levity {n} (lighthearted or frivolous act)  :: lehkovážnost {f}, frivolnost {f}
lexeme {n} (unit of vocabulary, the different forms of the same lemma)  :: lexém {m}
lexical {adj} (of a language's vocabulary)  :: lexikální
lexical {adj} (of a dictionary)  :: lexikální
lexical category {n} (linguistic category of words)  :: slovní druh {m}
lexical item {n} (term that acts as a unit of meaning)  :: lexikální jednotka {f}
lexical unit {n} (term that acts as a unit of meaning) SEE: lexical item  ::
lexicographer {n} (one who writes or compiles a dictionary)  :: lexikograf {m}, slovníkář {m}
lexicography {n} (art or craft of writing dictionaries)  :: lexikografie {f}
lexicology {n} (linguistic discipline)  :: lexikologie {f}
lexicon {n} (vocabulary of a language)  :: lexikum {n}, slovní zásoba {f}
liability {n} (debt)  :: pasivum {n}
liability insurance {n} (insurance against liability)  :: pojištění odpovědnosti za škodu
liar {n} (one who tells lies)  :: lhář {m}
libation {n} (act of pouring a liquid as a sacrifice)  :: úlitba {f}
libel {n} (defamatory false written statement)  :: hanopis {m}
libel {n} (act or crime)  :: pomluva {f}
libel {v} (to defame someone)  :: pomluvit
liberal arts {n} (the trivium and the quadrivium)  :: svobodná umění {n-p}
liberalism {n} (a political movement)  :: liberalizmus {m}
liberalism {n} (an economic theory)  :: liberalizmus {m}
liberate {v} (to free)  :: osvobozovat {impf}, osvobodit {pf}
liberated {adj} (free from traditional ideas)  :: osvobozený, svobodný
liberated {v} (past of liberate)  :: osvobodil
liberation {n} (act of liberating or the state of being liberated)  :: osvobození {n}
liberator {n} (person who frees or liberates)  :: osvoboditel {m}
libertarianism {n} (political philosophy)  :: libertarianismus {m}
liberty {n} (condition of being free)  :: svoboda {f}
libidinous {adj} (having lustful desires)  :: libidózní
librarian {n} (the manager of a library)  :: knihovník {m}, knihovnice {f}
librarian {n} (one who cares for the publications etc. in a library)  :: knihovník {m}, knihovnice {f}
librarian {n} (a person who processes and organizes information)  :: knihovník {m}, knihovnice {f}
librarianship {n} (the act of operating of a library; service as a librarian)  :: knihovnictví {n}
library {n} (institution which holds books etc.)  :: knihovna {f}
library {n} (collection of books)  :: knihovna {f}
library {n} (collection of records)  :: fonotéka {f}
library {n} (collection of subprograms)  :: knihovna {f}
library and information science {n} (library science)  :: knihovnictví a informační věda {f}
library science {n} (interdisciplinary science)  :: knihovnictví {n}
librettist {n} (person who writes a libretto)  :: libretista {m}
libretto {n} (text of a dramatic musical work, such as an opera)  :: libreto {n}
libretto {n} (book containing such a text)  :: libreto {n}
licence {n} (license) SEE: license  ::
licence {v} (license) SEE: license  ::
license {n} (legal document giving official permission to do something)  :: licence {f}
license {n} (legal terms of product usage)  :: licence {f}
license plate {n} (an identifying plate attached to a vehicle)  :: státní poznávací značka {f}
lich {adj} (undead being)  :: lich {m}, kostěj {m}
lichen {n} (something which spreads across something else, causing damage) SEE: cancer  ::
lichen {n} (symbiotic association of fungi and algae)  :: lišejník {m}
lick {n} (the act of licking)  :: lízání {n}
lick {n} (amount obtainable with a single lick)  :: liz {m}
lick {n} (place where animals lick minerals from the ground)  :: liz {m}
lick {n} (colloquial: a bit)  :: jako když plivne
lick {v} (to stroke with a tongue)  :: lízat, líznout {pf}
licorice {n} (plant)  :: lékořice {f}
lid {n} (top or cover)  :: víko {n}
lido {n} (outdoor swimming pool)  :: koupaliště {n}
lie {v} (be in horizontal position)  :: ležet
lie {v} (be situated)  :: ležet
lie {v} (tell an intentional untruth)  :: lhát
lie {n} (intentionally false statement)  :: lež {f}
lie down {v} (assume a reclining position)  :: lehnout si
lien {n} (a legal claim; a charge upon real or personal property for the satisfaction of some debt or duty)  :: zástavní právo {n}
lieu {n} (in lieu, in lieu of) SEE: in lieu  ::
lieutenant {n} (lowest commissioned officer rank)  :: poručík {m}
lieutenant colonel {n} (military rank)  :: podplukovník {m}
lieutenant commander {n} (naval officer)  :: korvetní kapitán {m}
life {n} (the state of being alive)  :: život {m}
life {n} (the essence of the manifestation and the foundation of the being)  :: život {m}
life {n} (the subjective and inner manifestation of the individual)  :: život {m}
life {n} (the world in general, existence)  :: život {m}
life {n} (a worthwhile existence)  :: život {m}
life {n} (something inherently part of a person's existence)  :: život {m}
life {n} (life sentence)  :: doživotí {n}
life {n} (duration)  :: životnost {f}
life after death {n} (afterlife) SEE: afterlife  ::
life assurance {n} (insurance policy) SEE: life insurance  ::
life insurance {n} (form of insurance)  :: životní pojištění {n}
life jacket {n} (An article of protective clothing)  :: plovací vesta {f}
life sentence {n} (sentence of imprisonment for the rest of the defendant's life)  :: doživotí {n}
life style {n} (lifestyle) SEE: lifestyle  ::
life-affirming {adj} (appearing to have an optimistic quality) SEE: optimistic  ::
lifeboat {n} (a boat to save shipwrecked people)  :: záchranný člun {m}
lifeguard {n} (attendant)  :: plavčík {m}
lifeguard {n} (bodyguard) SEE: bodyguard  ::
lifelong {adj} (extending for the entire duration of life)  :: celoživotní
life-style {n} (lifestyle) SEE: lifestyle  ::
lifestyle {n} (style of living)  :: životní styl {m}, způsob života {m}
lifetime {n} (duration of the life of someone or something)  :: doba života {f}, životnost
lift {v} (to raise or rise)  :: zvednout, zdvihnout, zvedat {impf}, zdvihat {impf}
lift {v} (to steal)  :: ukrást {pf}
lift {v} (to remove a ban, restriction)  :: uvolnit {pf}
lift {v} (to lift weights, see also: weight-lift)  :: vzpírat {impf}, vzepřít {pf}
lift {v} (to elevate or improve in rank)  :: povýšit {pf}, povyšovat {impf}
lift {v} (to bear, support)  :: podpírat {impf}, podepřít {pf}
lift {v} (to collect, as moneys due)  :: vybrat {pf}, zinkasovat {pf}
lift {n} (mechanical device for vertically transporting goods or people)  :: výtah {m}
lift {n} (thief) SEE: thief  ::
lifter {n} (spatula) SEE: spatula  ::
lifter {n} (weightlifter) SEE: weightlifter  ::
lifting {n} (weightlifting) SEE: weightlifting  ::
ligament {n} (band of strong tissue that holds the bones of an animal in position)  :: vaz {m}
ligature {n} (typography: character that combines multiple letters)  :: slitek {m}, ligatura {f}
light {n} (electromagnetic waves)  :: světlo {n}
light {n} (source of illumination)  :: světlo {n}
light {v} (to start (a fire))  :: zapálit
light {v} (to illuminate)  :: osvětlit, osvítit
light {adj} (having light)  :: světlý
light {adj} (pale in colour)  :: světlý {m}
light {adj} (of low weight)  :: lehký
light {adj} (low in fat, calories, alcohol, salt, etc.)  :: dietní
light as a feather {adj} (extremely light, having minimal weight)  :: lehký jako pírko, lehký jako peříčko
light bulb {n} (evacuated glass bulb containing a metal filament that produces light)  :: žárovka {f}
light globe {n} (light bulb) SEE: light bulb  ::
light spectrum {n} (range of colors) SEE: spectrum  ::
light year {n} (astronomical distance)  :: světelný rok {m}
lighter {n} (fire making device)  :: zapalovač {m}
lighthouse {n} (building containing a light to warn or guide ships)  :: maják {m}
lightly {adv} (in a light manner)  :: lehce
light-minded {adj} (not given to heavy thoughts or thinking)  :: lehkomyslný
lightning {n} (flash of light)  :: blesk {m}
lightning bug {n} (firefly) SEE: firefly  ::
lightning conductor {n} (metallic conductor) SEE: lightning rod  ::
lightning rod {n} (metallic conductor that protects from lightning)  :: hromosvod {m}, bleskosvod {m}
lightning rod {n} (metaphorically: person or thing that distracts criticism from another target)  :: hromosvod {m}
lights, camera, action {phrase} (tradicional cue at a beginning of a take)  :: kamera, klapka, jedeme!
lightsaber {n} (a fictional type of sword)  :: světelný meč {m}
lignin {n} (aromatic polymer)  :: lignin {m}
lignite {n} (coal)  :: hnědé uhlí {n}
like {v} (enjoy)  :: mít rád, líbit se [with subject and object reversed]
like {v} (find attractive)  :: mít rád, líbit se [with subject and object reversed]
like {adv} (such as)  :: jako
like {prep} (similar to)  :: jako, jak
like a bull in a china shop {adj} (clumsy, aggressive)  :: jako slon v porcelánu
like water off a duck's back {prep} (without effects; in a manner having no effect)  :: jedním uchem tam, druhým ven
likely {adv} (similarly) SEE: similarly  ::
likely {adv} (probably) SEE: probably  ::
likeness {n} (similarity) SEE: similarity  ::
likewise {adv} (also; moreover; too) SEE: too  ::
likewise {adv} (in like manner)  :: podobně
lilac {n} (shrub)  :: šeřík {m}
lilac {n} (flower)  :: šeřík {m}
lily {n} (flower in the genus Lilium)  :: lilie {f}
lily of the valley {n} (Convallaria majalis)  :: konvalinka vonná
limb {n} (major appendage of human or animal)  :: končetina {f}
limb {n} (branch of a tree)  :: větev {f}
limber {adj} (flexible) SEE: flexible  ::
limbic system {n} (Part of the human brain)  :: limbický systém {m}
lime {n} (linden tree) SEE: linden  ::
lime {n}  :: vápno {n}
lime {v} (to treat with lime)  :: vápnit
lime {n} (green citrus fruit)  :: limetka {f}, limeta {f}
limekiln {n} (a furnace used to produce lime from limestone)  :: vápenka {f}
limelight {n} (type of stage lighting)  :: svitlo rampy {n}
limestone {n} (abundant rock of marine and fresh-water sediments)  :: vápenec {m}
limit {n} (boundary)  :: mez {f}, limit {m}
limit {n} (mathematics: value to which a sequence converges)  :: limita {f}
limit {v} (restrict)  :: omezit
limit cycle {n} (closed trajectory in phase space)  :: limitní cyklus {m}
limited {adj} (with certain limits placed upon it)  :: omezený {m}
limited liability company {n} (type of company)  :: společnost s ručením omezeným {f}
limnology {n} (science of lakes)  :: limnologie {f}
limo {n} (limousine) SEE: limousine  ::
limousine {n} (luxury sedan/saloon car)  :: limuzína {f}
limp {v} (to walk lamely)  :: kulhat
limpet {n} (a small mollusc)  :: přílipka {f}
limpid {adj} (clear)  :: čirý
linchpin {n} (securing pin)  :: zákolník
linden {n} (tree)  :: lípa {f}
line {n} (path through two or more points, threadlike mark)  :: čára {f}, lajna {f}
line {n} (geometry: infinite one-dimensional figure)  :: přímka {f}
line {n} (geometry: continuous finite segment of such a figure)  :: úsečka {f}
line {n} (telephone or network connection)  :: vedení {n}
line {n} (single horizontal row of text on a screen, printed paper, etc.)  :: řádek {m}
line segment {n} (part of a line)  :: úsečka {f}
lineage {n} (descent)  :: rod {m}
linear {adj} (in mathematics, of first-degree polynomial)  :: lineární {m}
linear algebra {n} (branch of mathematics)  :: lineární algebra
linear logic {n}  :: lineární logika
linear programming {n} (branch of mathematics)  :: lineární programování {n}
linear space {n} (vector space) SEE: vector space  ::
linear system {n} (mathematical model of a system)  :: lineární systém {m}
linen {n} (thread or cloth made from flax fiber)  :: plátno {n}
lineout {n} (set piece in rugby)  :: vhazování {n}
lineout {n} (lineup of rugby players)  :: autové seřazení {n}
ling {n} (Any of various marine food fish, of the genus Molva)  :: mník {m}
ling {n} (Any of various varieties of heather or broom)  :: vřes {m}
lingerie {n} (women's underwear or nightclothes)  :: prádélko {n}
linguist {n} (one who studies linguistics)  :: jazykovědec {m}, lingvista {m}
linguistics {n} (scientific study of language)  :: jazykověda {f}, jazykozpyt {m}, lingvistika {f}
lining {n} (covering for the inside of something)  :: podšívka {f}, výstelka {f}
link {n} (connection)  :: spojení {n}, propojení {n}
link {n} (element of a chain)  :: článek {m}
link {n} (computing: hyperlink)  :: odkaz {m}
link {v} (to contain a hyperlink to another page)  :: odkazovat
linkage {n} (connection or relation between things or ideas) SEE: link  ::
linker {n} (computer program that assembles objects)  :: sestavovací program {m}
linker {n} (short oligonucleotide)  :: linker {m}
linoleic acid {n} (fatty acid)  :: kyselina linolová {f}
linseed {n} (seed of the flax plant)  :: lněné semeno {n}
linseed oil {n} (oil extracted from flax seeds)  :: lněný olej {m}
lintel {n} (horizontal structural beam)  :: překlad {m}
lion {n} (big cat Panthera leo)  :: lev {m}
lion {n} (heraldic charge)  :: lev {m}
lion cub {n} (young lion)  :: lvíče {n}
lioness {n} (female lion)  :: lvice {f}
lion's share {n} (A generous portion)  :: lví podíl {m}
lip {n} (fleshy protrusion framing the mouth)  :: ret {m}
lip {n} (rim of an open container)  :: okraj {m}
lip sync {n} (synchronization of music with lips)  :: playback {m}
lipase {n} (group of enzymes)  :: lipáza {f}
lipidosis {n} (disorder)  :: lipidóza {f}
liplessness {n} (medical condition)  :: acheilie
lipoma {n} (benign tumor)  :: lipom {m}
liposuction {n} (cosmetic surgery procedure in which bodily fat is removed by suction)  :: liposukce {f}
lipread {v} (To determine what a person is saying by watching how their lips move)  :: odezírat [ze rtů]
lipstick {n} (make-up for the lips)  :: rtěnka {f}
lipstick {n} (stick of this make-up)  :: rtěnka {f}
liquefaction {n} (Process of being made liquid)  :: zkapalnění {n}
liquefy {v} (make into a liquid)  :: zkapalnit
liquescent {adj} (liquescent) SEE: melting  ::
liqueur {n} (a flavored alcoholic beverage)  :: likér {m}
liquid {n} (substance that is liquid)  :: kapalina {f}, tekutina {f}
liquid {adj} (fluid; not solid and not gaseous)  :: tekutý {m}, kapalný {m}
liquid {adj} ((of an asset) easily sold or disposed of)  :: likvidní
liquid crystal {n} (phase of matter)  :: tekutý krystal {m}
liquidity {n} (state of being liquid)  :: tekutost {f}
liquidity {n} (property of being able to be easily converted into cash)  :: likvidita {f}
liquorice {n} (plant) SEE: licorice  ::
liquorice {n} (confection) SEE: licorice  ::
lira {n} (basic unit of currency in Turkey)  :: lira {f}
lira {n} (currency of Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, former currency of Italy, etc.)  :: lira {f}
lisp {n} (The habit or an act of lisping.)  :: šišlání {n}, šišlavost {f}
lisp {v} (to pronounce the sibilant letter ‘s’ imperfectly)  :: šišlat
list {n} (enumeration or compilation of items)  :: seznam {m}
list {n} (computing: codified representation of a list)  :: seznam {m}
listen {v} (to pay attention to a sound)  :: poslouchat {impf}, poslechnout {pf}
listen {v} (to expect or wait for a sound)  :: naslouchat
listen {v} (to accept advice or obey instruction)  :: poslouchat
listen {v} (to hear (something))  :: slyšet
listen in {v} (to listen secretly)  :: odposlouchávat
listener {n} (someone who listens)  :: posluchač {m}
lit {adj} (Lighted)  :: osvětlený
litchi {n} (lychee) SEE: lychee  ::
-lite {suffix} (forms names of rocks or minerals)  :: -lit
liter {n} (cubic decimeter) SEE: litre  ::
literacy {n} (ability to read and write)  :: gramotnost {f}
literacy {n} (understanding of something)  :: gramotnost {f}
literal {adj} (exactly as stated; read or understood without additional interpretation)  :: doslovný {m}
literal {adj} (following the letter or exact words, not taking liberties)  :: doslovný
literal {n} (programming: value written in the source code)  :: literál {m}
literally {adv} (not metaphorically)  :: doslova
literary {adj} (relating to literature)  :: literární
literary agent {n} (person who represents writers)  :: literární agent {m}
literary criticism {n} (study, discussion, evaluation, and interpretation)  :: literární kritika {f}
literary theory {n} (theory or the philosophy)  :: literární teorie {f}
literate {adj} (able to read, having literacy)  :: gramotný {m}
literature {n} (body of all written works)  :: literatura {f}
lithic {adj} (stone)  :: kamenný
lithium {n} (chemical element)  :: lithium {m}
lithium hydride {n} (chemical compound, LiH)  :: hydrid lithný
lithographic {adj} (related to lithography)  :: litografický
lithographical {adj} (lithographic) SEE: lithographic  ::
lithography {n} (printing method)  :: litografie {f}, kamenotisk {m}
lithology {n} (the study of rocks)  :: litologie {f}
lithosphere {n} (The outer layer of the Earth)  :: litosféra {f}
litmus {n} (dyestuff from lichen)  :: lakmus {m}
litmus paper {n} (test paper)  :: lakmusový papírek {m}
litre {n} (unit of fluid measure)  :: litr {m}
litter {n} (platform designed to carry a person or a load)  :: nosítka {n-p}
litter {n} (layer of dead leaves and other organic matter)  :: mrť {f}
little {adj} (small in size)  :: malý
little {adj} (very young)  :: malý
little {adj} ((of a sibling) younger)  :: malý, mladý
little {adv} (not much)  :: málo
little {determiner} (small amount)  :: málo
little black dress {n} (woman's short black dress)  :: malé černé {n}
little brother {n}  :: bratříček {m}
little finger {n} (outermost and smallest finger of the hand)  :: malík {m}, malíček {m}
little girl {n} (a female child)  :: holčička {f}
little owl {n} (species of owl)  :: sýček {m}
little sister {n}  :: sestřička {f}
little toe {n} (smallest toe of the foot)  :: malíček {m}
liturgic {adj} (liturgical) SEE: liturgical  ::
liturgical {adj} (Pertaining to liturgy)  :: liturgický
liturgy {n} (a predetermined or prescribed set of rituals)  :: liturgie {f}
live {v} (be alive)  :: žít {impf}
live {v} (have permanent residence)  :: žít {impf}, bydlet {impf}
live {v} (survive, persevere, continue)  :: žít
live {adj} (having life)  :: živý
live {adv} (as it happens)  :: živě, v přímém přenose
live by the sword, die by the sword {proverb} (one who uses violence can expect a violent response)  :: kdo s čím zachází, s tím také schází
live paycheck to paycheck {v} (to spend all that one earns without saving anything)  :: žít z ruky do huby, žít z ruky do úst
live up {v} (to fulfil the expectations placed upon)  :: splnit, naplnit, dostát, odpovídat
livelihood {n} (means of supporting oneself)  :: obživa {f}, živobytí {n}
liver {n} (organ of the body)  :: játra {n-p}
liver {n} (organ as food)  :: játra {n}
livery {n} (distinctive uniform worn by a group)  :: livrej {f}
livestock {n} (farm animals)  :: dobytek {m}
living room {n} (room in a private house)  :: obývací pokoj {m}, obývák {m} [colloquial]
living standard {n} (standard of living) SEE: standard of living  ::
lizard {n} (reptile)  :: ještěrka {f}
lizard {n} (coward) SEE: coward  ::
llama {n} (South Americal mammal of the camel family, Lama glama)  :: lama {f}
lo {contraction} (look, see, behold)  :: hle, ejhle, ajta
loach {n} (fish of the family Cobitidae)  :: mřenka {f}
load {v} (to put a load on or in)  :: naložit
loader {n} (person or device that loads)  :: nakladač {m}
loader {n} (program that prepares other programs for execution)  :: zavaděč {m}
loaf {n} (block of bread)  :: bochník {m}, pecen {m}
loaf {v} (do nothing)  :: zahálet
loan {n} (borrowed sum of money or other valuables)  :: půjčka {f}
loan {v} (to lend)  :: půjčit
loan translation {n} (calque) SEE: calque  ::
loanword {n} (word taken from another language)  :: přejaté slovo {n}
loathe {v} (hate, detest, revile)  :: ošklivit si, hnusit si
lob {n} (lump) SEE: lump  ::
lobbyist {n} (A person who for remuneration reattempts to persuade politicians)  :: lobbista {m}
lobe {n} (division of the brain)  :: lalok {m}
lobotomy {n} (surgical operation)  :: lobotomie {f}
lobster {n} (crustacean)  :: humr {m}
lobule {n} (small lobe; a subdivision of a lobe)  :: lalůček {m}
local {adj} (of a nearby location)  :: místní
locality {n} (neighbourhood)  :: lokalita {f}
locally {adv} (with respect to place)  :: lokálně
location {n} (place)  :: poloha {f}, umístění, místo
locative {n} (locative case) SEE: locative case  ::
locative case {n} (case used to indicate place, or the place where)  :: šestý pád {m}, lokál {m}, lokativ {m}
lochia {n} (post-partum vaginal discharge)  :: lochie {f-p}, očistky {m-p}
lock {n} (something used for fastening)  :: zámek {m}
lock {n} (segment of a canal)  :: zdymadlo {n}, plavební komora {f}
lock {n} (firing mechanism of a gun)  :: zámek {m}
lock {n} (a player in the second row of the scrum in Rugby)  :: druhořadník, hráč druhé řady
lock {v} (to fasten with a lock)  :: zamknout
lock {n} (length of hair)  :: lokna {f}, kadeř {f}
locker room {n} (locker room) SEE: changing room  ::
lockjaw {n} (disease)  :: tetanus {m}
locksmith {n} (one who practices locksmithing)  :: zámečník
lockup {n} (prison) SEE: prison  ::
locomotive {n} (self-propelled vehicle that runs on rails)  :: lokomotiva {f}
locus {n} (place or locality)  :: místo {n}
locust {n} (type of grasshopper)  :: saranče {n}
lode {n} (vein of metallic ore)  :: rudná žíla {f}
lodge {n} (inn) SEE: inn  ::
lodge {n} (local chapter of freemasons)  :: lóže {f}
lodging {n} (place to live or lodge)  :: ubytování {n}, nocleh {m} [lodging for the night]
loess {n} (sediment of eolian origin)  :: spraš {m}
loft {n} (an attic or similar space)  :: půda {f}
loftiness {n} (arrogance) SEE: arrogance  ::
log {n} (trunk of dead tree, cleared of branches)  :: kmen {m}
log in {v} (gain access to a computer system)  :: přihlásit se
log off {v} (log out) SEE: log out  ::
log on {v} (log in) SEE: log in  ::
log out {v} (to exit an account in a computing system)  :: odhlásit se
logarithm {n} (The power to which a given base number must be raised in order to obtain a given number)  :: logaritmus {m}
loge {n} (upscale seating region in theatres or similar)  :: lože {f}
loge {n} (stall) SEE: stall  ::
logic {n} (method of human thought)  :: logika {f}
logic {n} (mathematical study)  :: logika {f}
logic {n} (any system of thought, irrespective of its rigor or productiveness)  :: logika {f}
logical {adj} (in agreement with the principles of logic)  :: logický
logical {adj} (reasonable)  :: logický
logical {adj} (of or pertaining to logic)  :: logický
logical fallacy {n} (clearly defined error in reasoning)  :: logický klam {m}
logically {adv} (in a logical manner)  :: logicky
logician {n} (person who studies or teaches logic)  :: logik {m}
logion {n} (a saying that is attributed to Jesus but which is not in the Bible)  :: logion
-logist {suffix} (person who studies or is an expert in the related -logy)  :: -lóg {m}, -ložka {f}
logistical {adj} (relating to logistics)  :: logistický
logistics {n} (planning and implementing the flow of goods and services)  :: logistika {f}
logo {n} (symbol or emblem that acts as a trademark or a means of identification of an entity)  :: logo {n}
logopedics {n} (study and correction of speech defects)  :: logopedie {f}
logopedist {n} (logopedist)  :: logoped {m}
logotype {n} (single type two letters, a ligature)  :: slitek {m}, ligatura {f}
logwood {n} (tree)  :: kreveň obecná {f}, kampeškový strom {m}
-logy {suffix} (branch of learning)  :: -logie {f}
loiter {v} (to stand about idly)  :: lelkovat
lol {interj} (Used to express laughter) SEE: LOL  ::
lolita {n} (sexually alluring girl)  :: lolita {f}
lollapalooza {n} (outstanding; extreme; outrageous example of its kind)  :: úlet {m}, cufíl
lollipop {n} (confectionery on a stick)  :: lízátko {n}
lolly {n} (money) SEE: money  ::
lolly {n} (lollipop) SEE: lollipop  ::
lollygag {v} (dawdle; to avoid work)  :: lelkovat, chytat lelky
loneliness {n} (condition of being lonely)  :: osamělost {f}
lonely {adj} (of person: unhappy by feeling isolated)  :: osamělý {m}
lonely {adj} (of place: desolate)  :: osamělý {m}
lonely {adj} (solitary) SEE: solitary  ::
loner {n} (one who lacks or avoids company)  :: samotář {m}
long {adj} (having much distance from one point to another)  :: dlouhý {m}
long {adj} (having great duration)  :: dlouhý {m}
long {adv} (over a great distance)  :: daleko
long {adv} (particular duration)  :: dlouho
long {adv} (long duration)  :: dlouho
long {v} (to wait, to aspire)  :: toužit, dychtit, přát si
long {adj} (not short) SEE: tall  ::
long ago {adv} (at a time in the distant past)  :: dávno
long as my arm {adj} (very long)  :: dlouhý jako Lovosice
long jumper {n} (athlete)  :: dálkař {m}
long live {v} (prosper)  :: ať žije
long since {adv} (long ago) SEE: long ago  ::
long time no see {interj} (idiomatic: I (or we) have not seen you for a long time)  :: dlouho jsme se neviděli
long-eared owl {n} (Asio otus)  :: kalous
longevity {n} (the quality of being long-lasting, especially of life)  :: dlouhověkost {f}
longhouse {n} (outhouse) SEE: outhouse  ::
longhouse {n} (communal dwelling)  :: dlouhý dům {m}
longing {n} (melancholic desire)  :: touha {f}, tesknění {n}
longitude {n} (angular distance)  :: délka {f}
long-legged {adj} (having long legs)  :: dlouhonohý, nohatý
long-lived {adj} (having a long lifespan; surviving for a long period of time)  :: dlouhověký {m}
long-tailed tit {n} (bird)  :: mlynařík dlouhoocasý {m}
long-term {adj} (extending over a relatively long time period)  :: dlouhodobý {m}
long-winded {adj} (tediously long in speaking; consuming much time; unnecessarily verbose)  :: rozvláčný
loo {n} (toilet) SEE: toilet  ::
look {v} (to try to see)  :: dívat se {impf}, podívat se {pf}
look {v} (to appear, to seem)  :: vypadat
look {v} (to search)  :: dívat se
look {n} (action of looking)  :: pohled
look {n} (physical appearance)  :: vzhled {m}
look {n} (facial expression)  :: pohled {m}
look after {v} (to watch, to protect)  :: pohlídat
look at {v}  :: koukat
look before you leap {proverb} (think before taking actionn)  :: dvakrát měř, jednou řež
look for {v} (search; seek)  :: hledat {impf}
look forward to {v} (anticipate, expect, or wait for)  :: těšit se
look into {v} (to investigate, explore, or consider)  :: prozkoumat, zvážit
look on {v} (to watch; to observe)  :: přihlížet {impf} [plus dative]
look up {v} (to obtain information about something from a text source)  :: vyhledat
look up to {v} (To show respect for)  :: vzhlížet k(e)
lookalike {n} (person physically resembling another person)  :: dvojník {m}
looker {n} (slang: good-looking one)  :: fešák {m}
looking glass {n} (mirror) SEE: mirror  ::
lookout {n} (vantage point with a view of the surrounding area)  :: pozorovatelna {f}, vyhlídka {f}, rozhledna {f}
lookout {n} (person on watch for approaching enemy, police, etc.)  :: hlídka {f}, pozorovatel {m}
loom {n} (weaving frame)  :: [frame] tkalcovský stav {m}, [machine] tkací stroj {m}
loom {n} (bird of order Gaviiformes) SEE: loon  ::
loon {n} (bird of order Gaviiformes)  :: potáplice {f}
loop {n} (length of thread, line or rope)  :: smyčka {f}
loop {n} (programmed sequence of instructions)  :: cyklus {m}
loose {adj} (not fixed tightly)  :: volný {m}
loose {adj} (not fitting tightly)  :: volný {m}
loose {adj} (not compact)  :: sypký {m}
loose {adj} (relaxed)  :: uvolněný {m}
loosehead {n} (rugby player)  :: levý pilíř {m}
loosely {adv} (not tightly)  :: volně
loosen {v} (to make less tight)  :: uvolnit {pf}
lop {v} (cut off)  :: osekat {pf}
lope {v} (to travel an easy pace with long strides)  :: klusat
lopsided {adj} (not balanced)  :: nesouměrný
loquacious {adj} (talkative, chatty)  :: povídavý
loratadine {n} (antihistamine drug used to treat allergies)  :: loratadin {m}
lord {n} (ruler, one having mastery over others)  :: pán {m}
lord {n} (aristocrat)  :: pán {m}, aristokrat {m}
lordosis {n} (excessive backwards curvature of the spine)  :: hyperlordóza {f}
lorikeet {n} (any of various parrots)  :: lori
lorry {n} (motor vehicle) SEE: truck  ::
lory {n} (small parrot)  :: lori
lose {v} (cause (something) to cease to be in one's possession or capability)  :: ztrácet {impf}, ztratit {pf}
lose {v} ((transitive) fail to win)  :: ztratit
lose {v} (shed (weight))  :: ztratit, shodit, zhubnout
lose {v} (fail to be the winner)  :: prohrát
lose face {v} (lose respect of others)  :: ztratit tvář
lose one's way {v} (get lost) SEE: get lost  ::
lose weight {v} (to become less heavy)  :: zhubnout
loss {n} (instance of losing)  :: prohra {f}
loss {n} (something lost)  :: ztráta {f}
loss {n} (financial: negative result on balance)  :: ztráta {f}
lossless {adj} (not losing information)  :: bezeztrátový
lossmaking {adj} (unprofitable)  :: ztrátový
lost generation {n}  :: ztracená generace {f}
lot {n} (large quantity or number) SEE: a lot  ::
lothario {n} (seducer)  :: lamač dívčích srdcí, svůdník {m}
lots {n} (lots) SEE: a lot  ::
lottery {n} (scheme for the distribution of prizes by lot or chance)  :: loterie {f}
lottery ticket {n} (slip of paper drawn in a lottery)  :: los {m}
lotus {n} (Nymphaea) SEE: water lily  ::
lotus {n} (plant of the genus Nelumbo)  :: lotos {m}
loud {adj} (of a sound)  :: hlasitý
loud {adj} (noisy)  :: hlasitý, hlučný
loud {adj} (of a colour, clothing, etc.)  :: křiklavý
loudly {adv} (in a loud manner)  :: hlasitě
loudness {n} (perceptual strength or amplitude of sound pressure)  :: hlasitost {f}
loudspeaker {n} (transducer)  :: reproduktor {m}
louse {n} (insect)  :: veš {f}
lousy {adj} (Infested with lice)  :: zavšivený
lovable {adj} (inspiring love)  :: líbezný
lovage {n} (A Mediterranean herb)  :: libeček {m}
love {n} (strong affection)  :: láska {f}
love {n} (object of one's romantic feelings; darling or sweetheart)  :: lásko {f}
love {n}  :: láska {f}
love {v} (have a strong affection for)  :: milovat {impf}, mít rád {impf}
love {v} ((euphemistic): to have sex with)  :: milovat se
love at first sight {n} (an instantaneous attraction)  :: láska na první pohled {f}
love bite {n} (swelling on the skin)  :: cucflek {m}
love letter {n} (letter about the author's love)  :: milostný dopis {m}, líbesbríf {m}
love life {n} (individual's amorous life)  :: milostný život {m}
love rat {n} (adulterer) SEE: adulterer  ::
love triangle {n} (situation in which two people vie for the love of a third)  :: milostný trojúhelník {m}
lovebird {n} (a parrot of the genus Agapornis)  :: agapornis, papoušík
lovely {adj} (Beautiful; charming; very pleasing in form, looks, tone, or manner.)  :: líbezný
lover {n} (one who loves another person)  :: milenec {m}, milenka {f}
lover {n} (sexual partner)  :: milenec {m}, milenka {f}
lover {n} (person who loves something)  :: milovník {m}, milovnice {f}
loving {adj} (expressing a large amount of love)  :: milující
low {adj} (in a position comparatively close to the ground)  :: nízký
low {adj} (small in height)  :: nízký {m}
low {n} (flame) SEE: flame  ::
low {v} (moo) SEE: moo  ::
low tide {n} (the tide at its lowest level)  :: odliv {m}
low-budget {adj} (Achieved with a relatively small financial outlay)  :: nízkorozpočtový {m}
lowdown {n} (the whole truth)  :: holá pravda {f}
lower {v} (let (something) descend by its own weight, such as a bucket or sail)  :: spustit
lower {v} (reduce the height of, as a fence or chimney)  :: snížit
lower arm {n} (section of an arm) SEE: forearm  ::
lower chamber {n} (lower house) SEE: lower house  ::
lower esophageal sphincter {n} (sphincter)  :: dolní jícnový svěrač {m}
lower house {n} (part of a parliament)  :: dolní sněmovna {f}
lowest common denominator {n} (smallest multiple of several denominators)  :: nejnižší společný jmenovatel {m}
low-grade fever {n} (slight fever)  :: subfebrilie {f}
lowland {n} (area which is lower than surroundings)  :: nížina {f}
loyal {adj} (firm in allegiance to a person or institution)  :: věrný, loajální
lube {n} (lubricant) SEE: lubricant  ::
lube {v} (lubricate) SEE: lubricate  ::
lubricant {n} (substance used to reduce friction)  :: mazivo {n}
lubricate {v} (to make slippery or smooth)  :: mazat
lucidity {n} (property of being lucid)  :: osvícenost {f}
luck {n} (something that happens to someone by chance)  :: štěstí {n}
luckily {adv} (in a lucky manner)  :: šťastně
lucky {adj} (of people, having good fortune)  :: mít štěstí, mít kliku, být klikař
lucky {adj} (being good by chance)  :: šťastný
lucrative {adj} (producing a surplus; profitable)  :: výnosný {m}, lukrativní
lucrativeness {n} (property of being lucrative)  :: výnosnost {f}, lukrativnost {f}
luggage {n} (traveller's containers)  :: zavazadlo {n}, zavazadla {n-p}
lukewarm {adj} (temperature)  :: vlažný
lukewarm {adj} (not very enthusiastic)  :: vlažný
lull {v} (to cause to rest)  :: ukolébat {pf}
lullaby {n} (a soothing song to lull children to sleep)  :: ukolébavka {f}
lumbago {n} (lumbar-region backache, see also: backache)  :: houser {m}
lumbar {adj} (related to the lower back or loin)  :: bederní {m}
lumbar puncture {n} (procedure to collect cerebrospinal fluid)  :: lumbální punkce {f}
lumber {n} (wood as building material)  :: řezivo {n} uncountable
lumberjack {n} (person who fells trees)  :: dřevorubec {m}
lumbermill {n} (mill for processing lumber) SEE: sawmill  ::
lumen {n} (SI-unit for luminous flux)  :: lumen {m}
luminescence {n} (emission)  :: luminiscence {f}
luminescent {adj} (emitting light by luminescence)  :: luminiscenční
lump {n} (something that protrudes, sticks out, or sticks together; a cluster or blob; a mound, hill, or group)  :: škraloup {m}
lunar {adj} (of, or pertaining to, the moon)  :: lunární, měsíční
lunar eclipse {n} (when the Earth casts its shadow over the Moon)  :: zatmění měsíce {n}
lunar phase {n} (any one of the aspects presented by the moon)  :: fáze měsíce {f}
lunatic {n} (insane person)  :: šílenec {m}, blázen {m}
lunatic asylum {n} (mental hospital) SEE: mental hospital  ::
lunch {n} (meal around midday)  :: oběd {m}
lunch {v} (to eat lunch)  :: obědvat
luncheon {n} (a formal term for lunch) SEE: lunch  ::
lunette {n} (crescent-shaped recess or void in the space above a window or door)  :: luneta
lung {n} (organ that extracts oxygen from the air)  :: plíce {f}
lung cancer {n} (cancer of the lung(s))  :: karcinom plic {m}, rakovina plic {f}
lunokhod {n} (a Soviet lunar rover)  :: lunochod {m}
lure {n} (tempting or attractive object)  :: lákadlo {n}, vějička {f}
lure {n} (artificial fishing bait)  :: návnada {f}, třpytka {f}
lurid {adj} (melodramatic) SEE: melodramatic  ::
lurk {v} (to remain concealed in order to ambush)  :: číhat {impf}
lush {adj} (dense, teeming with life)  :: bujný
lust {n} (strong desire, especially of a sexual nature)  :: chtíč {m}
lute {n} (stringed instrument)  :: loutna {f}
lutenist {n} (one who plays the lute)  :: loutnista {m}
lutetium {n} (chemical element with atomic number of 71)  :: lutecium
lux {n} (the derived unit of illuminance)  :: lux {m}
löwchen {n} (Löwchen) SEE: Löwchen  ::
lycanthrope {n} (werewolf) SEE: werewolf  ::
lychee {n} (fruit)  :: liči {n}
lye {n} (caustic alkaline solution)  :: louh {m}
lymph {n} (the fluid carried by the lymphatic system)  :: míza {f}
lymph node {n} (filtrating oval bodies of the lymphatic system)  :: lymfatická uzlina {f}
lymphatic {adj} (pertaining to lymph or lymphatic system)  :: mízní, lymfatický {m}
lymphatic system {n} (network of lymphatic vessels and lymph nodes)  :: lymfatický systém {m}
lymphocyte {n} (type of white blood cell)  :: lymfocyt {m}
lymphoma {n} (malignant tumor that arises in the lymph nodes or in other lymphoid tissue)  :: lymfom {m}
lynch {v} (execute without a proper legal trial)  :: lynčovat
lynx {n} (wild cat)  :: rys {m}
lyonnaise {adj} (in a style typical to Lyons)  :: lyonský
lyre {n} (stringed musical instrument)  :: lyra {f}
lyric {n} (words of a song) SEE: lyrics  ::
lyrics {n} (the words to a song)  :: slova {n-p}, text {m}
lysergic {adj} (psychedelic) SEE: psychedelic  ::
lysergic acid diethylamide {n} (a powerful hallucinogen)  :: diethylamid kyseliny lysergové {m}
lysine {n} (essential amino acid, C6H14N2O2)  :: lysin
lysosome {n} (digestive organelle)  :: lyzozom {m}