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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}, etiketa {f}
label {n} (name categorising someone as part of a group) :: nálepka {f}
label {v} (put a ticket or sign on) :: označit
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
labor market {n} (market with labor of workers) :: trh práce {m}
labor union {n} (labor union) SEE: trade union ::
labour {n} (work) :: práce {f}, námaha {f}
labour {n} (workers) :: dělnictvo {n}, pracovní síly
labour {n} (giving birth) :: porod {m}, porodní bolesti
Labourite {n} (member or supporter of the Labour Party) :: labourista {m}
Labrador retriever {n} (breed of dog) :: labradorský retrívr {m}
Labrador Sea {prop} (arm of the Atlantic) :: Labradorské moře {n}
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}
Lada {prop} (a female name) :: Lada {f}
Lada {prop} (a Russian car) :: Lada {f}
ladder {n} (climbing tool) :: žebřík {m}
ladies and gentlemen {n} (phrase used to address an audience of men and women) :: dámy a pánové
Ladislaus {prop} (male given name) :: Ladislav {m}, Vladislav {m}
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 ::
Lagash {prop} (ancient city) :: Lagaš {m}
lager {n} (type of beer) :: ležák {m}
lagoon {n} (shallow body of water) :: laguna {f}
lagopode {n} (ptarmigan) SEE: ptarmigan ::
Lagos {prop} (former capital of Nigeria) :: Lagos {m}
laid-back {adj} (relaxed and easy-going) :: pohodový
lair {n} (of an animal) :: doupě {n}
lake {n} (body of water) :: jezero {n}
Lake Constance {prop} (Lake) :: Bodamské jezero {n}
Lake District {prop} (Lake District) :: jezerní oblast
Lakshmi {prop} (Hindu goddess of wealth) :: Lakšmí {f}
La-La Land {prop} (a fictional, nonphysical place) :: vzdušné zámky {m-p}, tramtárie {f}
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}
Lamb of God {prop} (Jesus, symbolized as a sacrifice) :: Beránek Boží {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 ::
Lamentations {prop} (book of the Bible) :: Pláč {f}
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 ::
Land of the Rising Sun {prop} (Japan) :: Země vycházejícího slunce {f}
landscape {n} (portion of land or territory) :: krajina {f}
Landsknecht {n} (German mercenary of the 15th or 16th century) SEE: lansquenet ::
lane {n} (division of roadway) :: pruh {m}
lane {n} (division of racetrack) :: dráha {f}
Langobard {n} (Lombard) SEE: Lombard ::
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
Lao {n} (person) :: Laosan {m}
Lao {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Laos, the people or their language) :: laoský
Laocoön {prop} (Trojan or Argonaut) :: Láokoón
Laos {prop} (country in Southeast Asia) :: Laos {m}
Laotian {n} (Laotian person) SEE: Lao ::
Lao-Tzu {prop} (Laozi) SEE: Laozi ::
Laozi {prop} (influential Chinese philosopher and founder of Taoism) :: Lao-c' {m}
La Paz {prop} (capital of Bolivia) :: La Paz
lapidation {n} (act of stoning, sometimes to the point of death) :: kamenování
lapis lazuli {n} (precious blue stone) :: lazurit {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 ::
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}
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}
large tortoiseshell {n} (butterfly) :: babočka jilmová {f}
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}
lasagna {n} (baked dish) :: lasagne {f-p}, lazaně {f-p} [rare, nonstandard]
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 ::
Late Middle Ages {prop} (Translations) :: pozdní středověk {m}
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
Lateran {prop} (church and palace in Rome) :: Laterán
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
Latin {adj} (Roman Catholic) SEE: Roman Catholic ::
Latin {adj} (of the language) :: latinský {m}
Latin {adj} (of descendants from ancient Romans) :: latina {f}
Latin {n} (language of the ancient Romans) :: latina {f}
Latin {n} (person native to ancient Rome or its Empire) :: Říman {m}
Latin alphabet {n} (the 26-letter alphabet) :: Latinka {f}
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 Church {n} :: Latinská církev {f}
Latinism {n} (Latinism) :: latinismus {m}
Latinization {n} (act or process of Latinizing) :: latinizace {f}
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 ::
latter-day {adj} (modern, recent) SEE: modern ::
lattice {n} (flat panel constructed with strips of wood or other material) :: mřížka {f}
lattice {n} (partially ordered set) :: svaz {m}
Latvia {prop} (country) :: Lotyšsko {n}
Latvian {adj} (pertaining to Latvia or the Latvian language) :: lotyšský
Latvian {n} (Baltic language of Latvia) :: lotyština {f}
Latvian {n} (person pertaining to Latvia) :: Lotyš {m}, Lotyška {f}
Latvian SSR {prop} (Soviet republic) :: Lotyšská SSR {f}
laudanum {n} (the tincture of opium once widely used) :: laudanum {n}
laugh {n} (expression of mirth peculiar to the human species) :: smích {m}
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}
Laurence {prop} (male given name) :: Vavřinec
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}
LaVeyan Satanism {prop} (the religion of the Church of Satan) :: LaVeyův satanismus
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
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) SEE: lawnmower ::
lawn-mower {n} (lawnmower) SEE: lawnmower ::
lawnmower {n} (a device to cut grass) :: sekačka {f}, sekačka na trávu {f}
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 ::
Lawrence {prop} (male given name) SEE: Laurence ::
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
layabout {n} (lazy person) :: pecivál, flákač {m}
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}
lay figure {n} (jointed model) SEE: dummy ::
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}
lay off {v} (to dismiss workers from employment) :: propustit
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
Lazarus {prop} (New Testament characters) :: Lazar {m}
laze {v} (be lazy, waste time) :: zahálet
laziness {n} (quality of being lazy) :: lenost {f}
Lazio {prop} (Italian region) :: Lazio
lazurite {n} (lapis lazuli) SEE: lapis lazuli ::
lazy {adj} (unwilling to work) :: líný {m}
lazybones {n} (person who is lazy) :: lenoch {m}
lazy eye {n} (amblyopia) SEE: amblyopia ::
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 ::
leaflet {n} (small piece of paper with information) :: leták {m}
leaf through {v} (to turn the pages of (a book) idly, reading short sections at random) :: prolistovat {pf}
league {n} (organization of sports teams) :: liga {f}
League of Nations {prop} (international organization) :: Společnost národů {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
Leaning Tower of Pisa {prop} (the leaning bell tower in the Italian town of Pisa) :: šikmá věž v Pise {f}, šikmá věž {f}
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 ::
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}
lebensraum {n} (living space) :: životní prostor {m}
Lechitic {adj} (related to the Polish language group) :: lechický
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) :: nalevo, vlevo
left {adv} (towards the left side) :: doleva
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
leguaan {n} (iguana) SEE: iguana ::
legume {n} (fruit or seed of leguminous plants) :: luštěnina {f}
Leibnizian {adj} (of or relating to Leibniz) :: leibnizovský
Leipzig {prop} (City in Saxony, Germany) :: Lipsko {n}
leishmaniasis {n} (pathology) :: leishmanióza
leisure {n} (freedom provided) :: volnost {f}, volno {n}
leisure {n} (time free) :: volný čas {m}
Leitha {prop} (river in Austria) :: Litava {f}
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}
lemming {n} (rodent) :: lumík {m}
lemon {n} (citrus fruit) :: citrón {m}, citron
lemon {n} (tree) :: citroník {m}
lemonade {n} (still beverage) :: limonáda {f}
lemon balm {n} (Melissa officinalis) :: meduňka {f}
lemur {n} (strepsirrhine primate of the infraorder Lemuriformes, superfamily Lemuroidea) :: lemur {m}
Lena {prop} (Lena River) :: Lena {f}
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 of time) :: zdlouhavý {m}
lenient {adj} (tolerant; not strict) :: shovívavý {m}
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}
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}
Lent {n} (Christian period of penitence before Easter) :: Velký půst {m}
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}
Leo {prop} (male given name) :: Lev
Leona {prop} (female given name) :: Leona {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}
Leopold {prop} (male given name) :: Leopold
leotard {n} (skin-tight one piece suit of clothing) :: body {n}
lepidopterology {n} (scientific study of butterflies and moths) :: lepidopterologie {f}
leprechaun {n} (one of a race of Irish elves) :: leprikón {m}, irský skřítek {m}
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}
Lesbian {n} (lesbian) SEE: lesbian ::
Lesbian {adj} (lesbian) SEE: lesbian ::
lesbo {n} (lesbian) SEE: lesbian ::
Lesbos {prop} (island) :: Lesbos
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}
Lesotho {prop} (country in Southern Africa) :: Lesotho {n}
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-
lessen {v} (to make less) :: zmenšit
lessen {v} (to become less) :: zmenšit se
lesser celandine {n} (a European perennial herb, Ranunculus ficaria) :: orsej {m}
lesser panda {n} (Ailurus fulgens) SEE: red panda ::
Lesser Poland {prop} (a historical region of Poland) :: Malopolsko {n}
lesser spotted woodpecker {n} (Dendrocopoes minor) :: strakapoud malý
less is more {proverb} (less is more) :: méně je více
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
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 know {v} (to inform) :: dát vědět
let's go {phrase} (hortative of go) :: pojďme
let's go {phrase} (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}
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
Lettic {adj} (Latvian) SEE: Latvian ::
Lettish {adj} (Latvian) SEE: Latvian ::
Lettish {n} (Latvian) SEE: Latvian ::
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}
Letzeburgesh {prop} (Germanic language) SEE: Luxembourgish ::
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]
Levant {prop} (the countries bordering the eastern Mediterranean Sea) :: Levanta {f}
Levantine {adj} (of the Levant, the Eastern Mediterranean) :: levantský
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}
Levenshtein distance {n} ((computer science) the number of edits required to change one string into another) :: Levenshteinova vzdálenost {f}
lever {n} (rigid piece) :: páka {f}
lever {adv} (rather) SEE: rather ::
leveret {n} (a young hare) :: mladý zajíc {m}
levigate {v} (to belittle) SEE: belittle ::
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}
Leviticus {prop} (the book of the Bible and Torah) :: Leviticus
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}
Lewis {prop} (male given name) SEE: Louis ::
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}
lexicalize {v} (to convert to a single lexical unit) :: lexikalizovat
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}
lexicological {adj} (pertaining to lexicology) :: lexikologický
lexicologist {n} (an expert at lexicology) :: lexikolog {m}
lexicology {n} (linguistic discipline) :: lexikologie {f}
lexicon {n} (vocabulary of a language) :: lexikum {n}, slovní zásoba {f}
Leyden jar {n} (glass jar used to accumulate static electricity) :: leidenská láhev {f}
Lezghian {prop} (Lezgi) SEE: Lezgi ::
Lezgi {prop} (language) :: lezgičtina {f}
LGBT {n} (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender/Transexual) :: LGBT
Lhasa {prop} (Capital of Xizang (Tibet)) :: Lhasa {f}
liability {n} (debt) :: pasivum {n}
liability insurance {n} (insurance against liability) :: pojištění odpovědnosti za škodu
Liaoning {prop} (province of China) :: Liao-ning
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} (political movement) :: liberalizmus {m}
liberalism {n} (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}
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
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}
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}
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 the tongue) :: lízat {impf}, 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}
Liechtenstein {prop} (Principality of Liechtenstein) :: Lichtenštejnsko {n}
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}
lie through one's teeth {v} (To tell a gross or egregious untruth) :: lhát, jako když tiskne
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}, žití {n}
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-affirming {adj} (appearing to have an optimistic quality) SEE: optimistic ::
life after death {n} (afterlife) SEE: afterlife ::
life assurance {n} (insurance policy) SEE: life insurance ::
lifeboat {n} (a boat to save shipwrecked people) :: záchranný člun {m}
lifeguard {n} (attendant) :: plavčík {m}
lifeguard {n} (bodyguard) SEE: bodyguard ::
life insurance {n} (form of insurance) :: životní pojištění {n}
life jacket {n} (An article of protective clothing) :: plovací vesta {f}
lifelong {adj} (extending for the entire duration of life) :: celoživotní
life sentence {n} (sentence of imprisonment for the rest of the defendant's life) :: doživotí {n}
life style {n} (lifestyle) SEE: lifestyle ::
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}
Liège {prop} (province in Belgium) :: Lutych {m}
light {n} (electromagnetic waves) :: světlo
light {n} (source of illumination) :: světlo
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}
lighter {n} (fire making device) :: zapalovač {m}
light globe {n} (light bulb) SEE: light bulb ::
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}
lightsaber {n} (a fictional type of sword) :: světelný meč {m}
lights, camera, action {phrase} (tradicional cue at a beginning of a take) :: kamera, klapka, jedeme!
lights-out {n} (the time at night at which artificial lights are to be turned off, a curfew or bedtime) :: večerka {f}
lights-out {n} (the prescribed bedtime for persons living in a boarding school or staying in a hospital) :: večerka {f}
light spectrum {n} (range of colors) SEE: spectrum ::
light year {n} (astronomical distance) :: světelný rok {m}
lignin {n} (aromatic polymer) :: lignin {m}
lignite {n} (coal) :: hnědé uhlí {n}
Liguria {prop} (region) :: Ligurie {f}
Ligurian {adj} (Of or pertaining to Liguria) :: ligurský
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
likely {adv} (similarly) SEE: similarly ::
likely {adv} (probably) SEE: probably ::
likeness {n} (similarity) SEE: similarity ::
like water off a duck's back {prep} (without effects; in a manner having no effect) :: jedním uchem tam, druhým ven
likewise {adv} (also; moreover; too) SEE: too ::
likewise {adv} (in like manner) :: podobně
lilac {n} (shrub) :: šeřík {m}
lilac {n} (flower) :: šeřík {m}
Lilian {prop} (female given name) :: Liliana {f}
Liliana {prop} (female given name) SEE: Lilian ::
Lille {prop} (city in France) :: Lille {n}
Lillian {prop} (female given name) SEE: Lilian ::
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
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}
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
linearly dependent {adj} (algebra) :: lineárně závislý
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}
line segment {n} (part of a line) :: úsečka {f}
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}, jazykovědkyně {f}, lingvista {m}, lingvistka {f}
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}
linnet {n} (Carduelis cannabina, a finch of Europe, western Asia and northern Africa) :: konopka {f}
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}
Linz {prop} (city) :: Linec {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} (the majority; a large or generous portion) :: lví podíl {m}
lip {n} (fleshy protrusion framing the mouth) :: ret {m}
lip {n} (rim of an open container) :: okraj {m}
lipase {n} (group of enzymes) :: lipáza {f}
Lipetsk {prop} (city in Russia) :: Lipeck {m}
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}
lip sync {n} (synchronization of music with lips) :: playback {m}
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
liquidatable {adj} (capable of being liquidated) :: likvidní
liquidate {v} (to kill someone) :: vylikvidovat
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}
Lisbon {prop} (capital of Portugal) :: Lisabon {m}
Lisboner {adj} (from Lisbon) :: lisabonský {m}
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
listener {n} (someone who listens) :: posluchač {m}
listen in {v} (to listen secretly) :: odposlouchávat
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
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}
Lithuania {prop} (country) :: Litva {f}
Lithuanian {adj} (referring to Lithuania) :: litevský {m}
Lithuanian {n} (language) :: litevština {f}
Lithuanian {n} (person from Lithuania) :: Litevec {m}
Lithuanian SSR {prop} (Soviet republic) :: Litevská SSR {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} (a sibling's younger brother, see also: younger brother) :: 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 Red Riding Hood {prop} (a folktale) :: Červená karkulka {f}
little sister {n} (a sibling's younger sister, see also: younger sister) :: 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
livelihood {n} (means of supporting oneself) :: obživa {f}, živobytí {n}
live paycheck to paycheck {v} (to spend all that one earns without saving anything) :: žít z ruky do huby, žít z ruky do úst
liver {n} (organ of the body) :: játra {n-p}
liver {n} (organ as food) :: játra {n}
Liverpool {prop} (Liverpool, England) :: Liverpool {m}
Liverpool {prop} (NY, Canada or Australia) :: Liverpool {m}
livery {n} (distinctive uniform worn by a group) :: livrej {f}
livestock {n} (farm animals) :: dobytek {m}
live up {v} (to fulfil the expectations placed upon) :: splnit, naplnit, dostát, odpovídat
living room {n} (room in a private house) :: obývací pokoj {m}, obývák {m} [colloquial]
living standard {n} (standard of living) SEE: standard of living ::
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}
lizard {n} (reptile) :: ještěrka {f}
lizard {n} (coward) SEE: coward ::
Ljubljana {prop} (Capital city of Slovenia) :: Lublaň {f}
llama {n} (South Americal mammal of the camel family, Lama glama) :: lama {f}
LLC {n} (Limited Liability Company) :: s r.o.
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
local {adj} (computing: having limited scope) :: lokální
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}
Loch Ness monster {prop} (hypothetical creature) :: lochnesská příšera {f}
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}
Lode Star {prop} (Polaris) SEE: Polaris ::
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]
Lodz {prop} (city) :: Lodž {f}
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}, kláda {f}
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}
log in {v} (gain access to a computer system) :: přihlásit se
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) :: -log {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}
log off {v} (log out) SEE: log out ::
log on {v} (log in) SEE: log in ::
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}
log out {v} (to exit an account in a computing system) :: odhlásit se
logwood {n} (tree) :: kreveň obecná {f}, kampeškový strom {m}
-logy {suffix} (branch of learning) :: -logie {f}
Loire {prop} (river) :: Loira {f}
loiter {v} (to stand about without any aim or purpose) :: lelkovat
lokun {n} (doctor) SEE: doctor ::
lol {interj} (Used to express laughter) SEE: LOL ::
LOL {interj} (denotes light-heartedness or unseriousness) :: 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
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
Londoner {n} (person from or inhabitant of London) :: Londýňan {m}, Londýňanka {f}
Londonian {n} (Londoner) SEE: Londoner ::
London Underground {prop} (the London underground) :: metro v Londýně {n}
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 one's arm {adj} (very long) :: dlouhý jako Lovosice
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 jumper {n} (athlete) :: dálkař {m}
long-legged {adj} (having long legs) :: dlouhonohý, nohatý
long live {v} (prosper) :: ať žije
long-lived {adj} (having a long lifespan; surviving for a long period of time) :: dlouhověký {m}
long since {adv} (long ago) SEE: long ago ::
long-tailed tit {n} (bird) :: mlynařík dlouhoocasý {m}
long-term {adj} (extending over a relatively long time period) :: dlouhodobý {m}
long time no see {interj} (idiomatic: I (or we) have not seen you for a long time) :: dlouho jsme se neviděli
long-winded {adj} (tediously long in speaking; consuming much time; unnecessarily verbose) :: rozvláčný
Longyearbyen {prop} (settlement) :: Longyearbyen
loo {n} (toilet) SEE: toilet ::
loofah {n} (tropical vine) :: lufa {f}
look {v} (to try to see) :: dívat se {impf}, podívat se {pf}
look {v} (to appear, to seem) :: vypadat {impf}
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
lookalike {n} (person physically resembling another person) :: dvojník {m}
look at {v} :: koukat
look before you leap {proverb} (think before taking actionn) :: dvakrát měř, jednou řež
looker {n} (slang: good-looking one) :: fešák {m}
look for {v} (search; seek) :: hledat {impf}
look forward to {v} (anticipate, expect, or wait for) :: těšit se
looking glass {n} (mirror) SEE: mirror ::
look into {v} (to investigate, explore, or consider) :: prozkoumat, zvážit
look on {v} (to watch; to observe) :: přihlížet {impf} [plus dative]
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}
look up {v} (to obtain information about something from a text source) :: vyhledat
look up to {v} (To show respect for) :: vzhlížet k(e)
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}
loose cannon {v} (unpredictable person) :: neřízená střela {f}
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}
Lord {prop} (God) :: Pán {m}
lordosis {n} (excessive backwards curvature of the spine) :: hyperlordóza {f}
Lord's Prayer {prop} (the prayer taught by Jesus Christ to his disciples) :: otčenáš {m}
lorikeet {n} (any of various parrots) :: lori
Lorraine {prop} (region west of Alsace) :: Lotrinsko {n}
Lorrainer {n} (native or inhabitant of Lorraine) :: Lotriňan {m}
lorry {n} (motor vehicle) SEE: truck ::
lory {n} (small parrot) :: lori
Los Angeles {prop} (largest city in California) :: Los Angeles
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 or obese) :: 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}
Louis {prop} (male given name) :: Ludvík {m}
Louisiana {prop} (US state) :: Louisiana {f}
lour {v} (to frown; to look sullen) :: mračit se {impf}, chmuřit se {impf}
louse {n} (insect) :: veš {f}
lousy {adj} (Infested with lice) :: zavšivený
Louvain {prop} (Belgian city) :: Lovaň
Louvre {prop} (an art museum in France) :: Louvre {m}
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}
lovebird {n} (a parrot of the genus Agapornis) :: agapornis, papoušík
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}
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}
love rat {n} (adulterer) SEE: adulterer ::
love triangle {n} (situation in which two people vie for the love of a third) :: milostný trojúhelník {m}
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-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 Austria {prop} (the northeasternmost state of Austria) :: Dolní Rakousy
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}
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}
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}
low tide {n} (the tide at its lowest level) :: odliv {m}
loyal {adj} (firm in allegiance to a person or institution) :: věrný, loajální
Ltd. {abbr} :: spol. s r. o.
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
Lucas {prop} (male given name) SEE: Luke ::
Lucia {prop} (female given name) SEE: Lucy ::
lucidity {n} (property of being lucid) :: osvícenost {f}
Lucifer {prop} (Venus, the morning star) :: jitřenka {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}
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 ::
luggage {n} (traveller's containers) :: zavazadlo {n}, zavazadla {n-p}
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
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}
Luna {prop} (Earth's moon) SEE: Moon ::
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}
Luo {prop} (language) :: luoština
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}
lurk {v} (to remain unobserved) :: skrývat se {impf}, skrýt se {pf}, ukrýt se {pf}
lurk {v} (to hang out or wait around a location) :: potloukat se {impf}, poflakovat se {impf}
Lusaka {prop} (capital of Zambia) :: Lusaka {f}
Lusatia {prop} (region) :: Lužice
Lusatian Neisse {prop} (river) :: Lužická Nisa {f}
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
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}
lux {n} (the derived unit of illuminance) :: lux {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} (of, from, or pertaining to Luxembourg or its people) :: 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) SEE: Löwchen ::
Löwchen {n} (Löwchen) :: lvíček {m}
lycanthrope {n} (werewolf) SEE: werewolf ::
lychee {n} (fruit) :: liči {n}
Lycia {prop} (ancient region) :: Lýkie {f}
Lycian {prop} (language) :: lykijština {f}
Lycian {adj} (relating to Lycia) :: lykijský
Lydia {prop} (female given name) :: Lýdie
lye {n} (caustic alkaline solution) :: louh {m}
Lyme disease {n} (infection by bacteria of the genus Borrelia) :: lymská borelióza {f}
lymph {n} (the fluid carried by the lymphatic system) :: míza {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}
lymph node {n} (filtrating oval bodies of the lymphatic system) :: lymfatická uzlina {f}
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
lynchpin {n} (securing pin) :: zákolník
lynx {n} (wild cat) :: rys {m}
lyonnaise {adj} (in a style typical to Lyons) :: lyonský
Lyons {prop} (a city in France) :: Lyon
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}