leasing

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English lesing, leasung, from Old English lēasung (leasing, lying, false witness, deceit, hypocrisy, artifice, lie, empty talk, frivolity, laxity), from lēasian (to lie), from lēas (false, faithless, untruthful, deceitful, lax, vain, worthless). Cognate with Scots lesing (lying). More at lease.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈliːzɪŋ/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: leas‧ing

Noun[edit]

leasing (plural leasings)

  1. (archaic) A lie; the act of lying, falsehood.
    • c. 1385, William Langland, Piers Plowman, II:
      fy on þi lawe / For al by lesynges þow lyuest · and lecherouse werkes.
    • c. 1515–1516, published 1568, John Skelton, Againſt venemous tongues enpoyſoned with ſclaunder and falſe detractions &c.:
      Then ren they with leſinges, and blow them about,
      With, ‘He wrate ſuche a bil withouten dout’,
      With, ‘I can tel you what ſuch a man ſaid,
      And you knew all ye would be ill apayd’.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Qveene. [], London: [] [John Wolfe] for VVilliam Ponsonbie, OCLC 960102938, book II, canto IX:
      Shewes, visions, sooth-sayes, and prophesies; / And all that fained is, as leasings, tales, and lies.

Etymology 2[edit]

From lease.

English Wikipedia has an article on:
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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈliːsɪŋ/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: leas‧ing

Verb[edit]

leasing

  1. present participle of lease

Noun[edit]

leasing (countable and uncountable, plural leasings)

  1. gerund of lease

Descendants[edit]

  • Spanish: leasing
  • Finnish: leasing
  • Polish: leasing
  • Swedish: leasing

Anagrams[edit]


Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from English leasing

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈliːsiŋː/, [ˈliːs̠iŋː]

Noun[edit]

leasing

  1. leasing (act of leasing something, especially if long-term)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of leasing (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative leasing leasingit
genitive leasingin leasingien
partitive leasingiä leasingejä
illative leasingiin leasingeihin
singular plural
nominative leasing leasingit
accusative nom. leasing leasingit
gen. leasingin
genitive leasingin leasingien
partitive leasingiä leasingejä
inessive leasingissä leasingeissä
elative leasingistä leasingeistä
illative leasingiin leasingeihin
adessive leasingillä leasingeillä
ablative leasingiltä leasingeiltä
allative leasingille leasingeille
essive leasinginä leasingeinä
translative leasingiksi leasingeiksi
instructive leasingein
abessive leasingittä leasingeittä
comitative leasingeineen
Possessive forms of leasing (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person leasingini leasingimme
2nd person leasingisi leasinginne
3rd person leasinginsä

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Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Etymology[edit]

From English leasing.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

leasing m inan

  1. lease (contract granting use or occupation of property)

Declension[edit]

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Further reading[edit]

  • leasing in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • leasing in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English leasing.

Noun[edit]

leasing m (plural leasings)

  1. leasing

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English leasing.

Noun[edit]

leasing

  1. leasing