lén

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See also: len, Len, leń, lèn, lên, lɛn, and l'en

Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lén n (genitive singular léns, nominative plural lén)

  1. fief, the domain of a feoffee
  2. county (län, admistrative division of Sweden or Finland)
  3. (biology, taxonomy) domain
  4. (computing, Internet) domain, domain name

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Middle Low German lehen, from Proto-Germanic *laihną (loan, fief), whence also the native doublet lán. Related to ljá.

Noun[edit]

lén n

  1. fief, fee
  2. royal grant or emoulement
  3. royal revenue
  4. share of good things

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Icelandic: lén
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: len
  • Norwegian Bokmål: len
  • Swedish: län
  • Danish: len

References[edit]

  • lén in A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, G. T. Zoëga, Clarendon Press, 1910, at Internet Archive.

Vietnamese[edit]

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Adverb[edit]

lén (, , , , , 𥌦, 𨇍, 𨖲)

  1. stealthily; covertly; secretly

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

lén

  1. (archaic) Synonym of lẻn (to act secretly)