laut

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See also: Laut and ļaut

Basque[edit]

Noun[edit]

laut

  1. lute

Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Related to Votic lautta and possibly Finnish lautta?

Noun[edit]

laut ‎(genitive lauda, partitive lauta)

  1. stable

Declension[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.


German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German lūt, akin to Old Saxon hlūd, from Proto-Germanic *hlūdaz, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱlew-.

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Adjective[edit]

laut ‎(comparative lauter, superlative am lautesten)

  1. loud, noisy

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Preposition[edit]

laut (+ dative or genitive)

  1. according to

Usage notes[edit]

The preposition laut governs either the dative or genitive case. Usage with dative is more common, and has been since 1900 or so:

  • laut einem Bericht (also: eines Berichts)according to a report.

The dative case is always used for plural nouns not preceded by an article, determiner, or adjective:

  • laut Berichtenaccording to reports.

An isolated noun of the strong declension remains uninflected in the singular:

  • laut Berichtaccording to the report.

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay laut, from Proto-Malayic *laut (compare Malay laut), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *laud (compare Ilocano laud ‎(west)), from Proto-Austronesian *laud.

Noun[edit]

laut

  1. sea (body of water)

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *laut (compare Indonesian laut), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *laud (compare Ilocano laud ‎(west)), from Proto-Austronesian *laud.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

laut

  1. sea (body of water)