led

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See also: LED and leð

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

led

  1. simple past tense and past participle of lead

Statistics[edit]

Most common English words before 1923: natural · laid · cold · #518: led · low · American · bad

Anagrams[edit]


Breton[edit]

Noun[edit]

led m

  1. size

Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *ledъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

led m, inanimate

  1. ice

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

External links[edit]

  • led in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • led in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse leiðr ‎(uncomfortable, tired).

Adjective[edit]

led ‎(neuter ledt, definite and plural lede, comparative ledere, superlative (predicative) ledest, superlative (attributive) ledeste)

  1. disgusting, odious, loathsome
  2. nasty, beastly

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse leið ‎(road, direction), hlið ‎(side).

Noun[edit]

led c (singular definite ledden, plural indefinite ledder)

  1. side, direction
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From Old Norse liðr.

Noun[edit]

led n (singular definite leddet, plural indefinite led)

  1. joint
  2. link
  3. gate
  4. (mathematics) term (one of the addends in a sum or in another mathematical operation)
    I udtrykket er , og led.
    In the expression , , , and are terms.
Inflection[edit]

Verb[edit]

led

  1. past tense of lide

Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Contraction[edit]

led ‎(triggers lenition)

  1. (Munster) Contraction of le do ‎(with your sg).
    Brúigh led mhéar é.
    Press it with your finger.

Related terms[edit]


Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

led

  1. rafsi of mledi.

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

led

  1. simple past of lide

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

led

  1. imperative of lede

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *ledъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lȇd m ‎(Cyrillic spelling ле̑д)

  1. ice
  2. great frigidity, freezing cold
  3. hail
  4. the ice plant (Mesembryanthemum crystallinum)
  5. (figuratively) unfeelingness, coldheartedness
  6. (figuratively) a state of immobilization from fear, doubt, or surprise

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Pero Budmani (editor) (1898-1903), Rječnik hrvatskoga ili srpskoga jezika, Volume 5, JAZU: Zagreb, pp. 948-949
  • led” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *ledъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

léd m inan ‎(genitive ledú or léda, uncountable)

  1. ice

Declension[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

led m ‎(plural leds)

  1. LED

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

led

  1. tired; bored
  2. (archaic) disgusting, repulsive, loathsome; evil

Declension[edit]

Inflection of led
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular led ledare ledast
Neuter singular lett ledare ledast
Plural leda ledare ledast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 lede ledare ledaste
All leda ledare ledaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in an attributive role.

Usage notes[edit]

The second sense is still in some use in the expression den lede frestaren or simply lede, as a name for the Devil.

Synonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

led n

  1. A queue; a row of people
  2. (mathematics) term
    högerledet
    the right hand side; what's on the right hand side of the equality
  3. stage
    Ett led i processen
    A stage in the process

Declension[edit]

Inflection of led 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative led ledet led leden
Genitive leds ledets leds ledens

Etymology 3[edit]

From Old Norse liðr, from Proto-Germanic *liþuz.

Noun[edit]

led c

  1. joint; the part of a limb where it can bend; such as a knee or a wrist; phalanx
    1. any mechanical joint where two parts are supposed to move (bend) with respect to each other
  2. track, route; along which one may walk; go by bike

Declension[edit]

Inflection of led 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative led leden leder lederna
Genitive leds ledens leders ledernas

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

led

  1. past tense of lida.
  2. imperative of leda.