läsa

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See also: lasa, laesa, Lasa, Lāsà, lăsa, låsa, laša, and læsa

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish læsa, from Old Norse lesa, from Proto-Germanic *lesaną, from Proto-Indo-European *les-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɛːˌsa/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: lä‧sa

Verb[edit]

läsa (present läser, preterite läste, supine läst, imperative läs)

  1. to read; to interpret written information
    Jag läste en rolig bok.
    I read a funny book.
  2. to read; to make a study of (usually at a university)
    Jag läser biologi vid Uppsala universitet. (more formally: Jag studerar biologi...)
    I am studying biology at the Univeristy of Uppsala.
    Jag skall läsa en kurs i programmering. (more commonly: Jag ska ta en kurs ...)
    I am going to take a programming course.
  3. to read; to interpret a meaning

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