lade

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See also: Lade, ladé, ladę, lađe, läde, ľade, and ładę

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English laden, from Old English hladan, from Proto-Germanic *hlaþaną (to load), from Proto-Indo-European *kleh₂- (to put, lay out).

Verb[edit]

lade (third-person singular simple present lades, present participle lading, simple past laden or (obsolete) lode, past participle laden or laded)

  1. To fill or load (related to cargo or a shipment).
  2. To weigh down, oppress, or burden.
  3. To use a ladle or dipper to remove something (generally water).
    to lade water out of a tub, or into a cistern
  4. To transfer (molten glass) from the pot to the forming table, in making plate glass.
  5. (nautical) To admit water by leakage.


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Noun[edit]

lade (plural lades)

  1. (Scotland) A load.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle English lad, from Old English lād, from Proto-Germanic *laidō (a way, course). Related to lode, lead (to conduct).

Noun[edit]

lade (plural lades)

  1. (Britain, dialect, obsolete) The mouth of a river.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Bishop Gibson to this entry?)
  2. (Britain, dialect, obsolete) A passage for water; a ditch or drain.
  3. (Scotland) Water pumped into and out of mills, especially woolen mills.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for lade in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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Cimbrian[edit]

Noun[edit]

lade f

  1. cupboard, cabinet

References[edit]

  • Umberto Patuzzi, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar, Luserna: Comitato unitario delle linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien

Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse hlaða, from Proto-Germanic *hlaþǭ, derived from *hlaþaną (to load) (se below)

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Noun[edit]

lade c (singular definite laden, plural indefinite lader)

  1. (agriculture) barn (building)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Danish latæ, from Old Norse láta, from Proto-Germanic *lētaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈla], (always in the meanings "pretend, seem") IPA(key): [ˈlæːðə]

Verb[edit]

lade (imperative lad, present tense lader, past tense lod, past participle ladet or ladt)

  1. let (to allow)
  2. leave (to transfer responsibility or attention)
  3. have (cause to, by command or request)
  4. have (cause to be)
  5. make (force to do)
  6. pretend, seem, appear
    in the expressions lade som om (to pretend) and lade til (to seem)
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Etymology 3[edit]

From Old Norse hlaða, from Proto-Germanic *hlaþaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

lade (imperative lad, present tense lader, past tense ladede, past participle ladet)

  1. load
  2. charge
  3. let go
    in the expressions lade vandet (to urinate) and lade livet (to die) (etymologically, they belong to the former verb, but they have the pronunciation and morphology of this verb).
Inflection[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

In relation to guns, the past participle is ladt.

Etymology 4[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

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Adjective[edit]

lade

  1. definite singular of lad
  2. plural of lad

Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlaː.də/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: la‧de

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

lade f (plural laden or lades, diminutive ladetje n)

  1. Alternative form of la

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

lade

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of laden

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

lade

  1. inflection of laden:
    1. first-person singular present
    2. first/third-person singular subjunctive I
    3. singular imperative

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *latha, from Proto-Germanic *hlaþō.

Noun[edit]

lāde f

  1. box, case
  2. (eastern) plank, beam

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

  • Dutch: lade, la
  • Limburgish: laaj

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hlaða, from Proto-Germanic *hlaþaną.

Verb[edit]

lade (imperative lad, present tense lader, passive lades, simple past lada or ladet or ladde, past participle lada or ladet or ladd, present participle ladende)

  1. (electricity) to charge (e.g. a battery)
  2. to load (a weapon)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse hlaða, from Proto-Germanic *hlaþaną.

Alternative forms[edit]

  • la (short form)
  • lada (long form with a- or split infinitives)

Verb[edit]

lade (present tense ladar or lader, past tense lada or ladde, supine lada or ladd or ladt, past participle lada or ladd, present participle ladande, imperative lad)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) to load, charge
    Synonym: laste

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse hlaði m, hlaða f.

Noun[edit]

lade m (definite singular laden, indefinite plural ladar, definite plural ladane)

  1. a barn
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Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

lade

  1. past tense of lägga.

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