leche

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See also: leché, léché, lèche, and -leche

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

leche (plural leches)

  1. Archaic form of lechwe.

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Cebuano[edit]

Noun[edit]

leche

  1. (dated) Alternative spelling of letse

Interjection[edit]

leche

  1. (vulgar, offensive) Alternative spelling of letse

Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Probably from Old English *læc, *lec, compare leccan (to wet, moisten).

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lɛːt͡ʃ/, /lɛt͡ʃ/

Noun[edit]

leche (plural leches)

  1. an infusion
  2. a sluggish stream
Descendants[edit]
  • English: leach, letch
  • Yola: letch
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old French lesche, laiche, leske.

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lɛːt͡ʃ(ə)/, /lɛt͡ʃ(ə)/

Noun[edit]

leche (plural leches)

  1. a strip, slice (cook)
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Etymology 3[edit]

From Old English lēce, lǣce, from Proto-West Germanic *lākī.

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Noun[edit]

leche (plural leches)

  1. a physician or surgeon
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Etymology 4[edit]

From Old English lēce, lǣce.

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Noun[edit]

leche (plural leches)

  1. a bloodsucking worm
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Spanish[edit]

Leche

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish leche, from an earlier *leite<*laite, from Vulgar Latin lactem (“milk”, masculine or feminine accusative), from Latin lac (“milk”, neuter), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵlákts. Compare Catalan llet, Esperanto lakto, French lait, Friulian lat, Interlingua lacte, Italian latte, Portuguese leite, Romanian lapte.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlet͡ʃe/, [ˈle.t͡ʃe]
  • Hyphenation: le‧che

Noun[edit]

leche f (plural leches)

  1. (food) milk
    Prefiero el café con leche y azúcar.
    I prefer coffee with milk and sugar.
  2. (slang, vulgar) cum, semen
    Synonym: esperma

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Interjection[edit]

leche

  1. (vulgar, Spain) shit

Verb[edit]

leche

  1. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of lechar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of lechar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of lechar.