ledan

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Breton[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *ɸlitanos ‎(broad) (compare Old Irish lethan, Welsh llydan).

Adjective[edit]

ledan

  1. broad

Cornish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *ɸlitanos ‎(broad) (compare Old Irish lethan, Welsh llydan).

Adjective[edit]

ledan

  1. broad

Antonyms[edit]


Esperanto[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ledan

  1. accusative singular of leda

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *ledьnъ. Cognate with Russian ледный ‎(lednyj), Czech lední, Polish lodny.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lêdan/
  • Hyphenation: led‧an

Adjective[edit]

lȅdan ‎(definite lȅdnī, comparative ledniji, Cyrillic spelling ле̏дан)

  1. icy, glacial (of or related to ice)
  2. full of ice
  3. made of ice, (of water) frozen
  4. cold, frigid, chilled
  5. (figuratively) coldhearted, unfeeling
  6. (figuratively) (of fear, doubt, or surprise) immobilizing

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

Historically, lȅdan primarily meant “of or relating to ice”, while lȅden primarily meant “made of ice”, but each was often used for the other; today, lȅden is by far the more common of the two for either meaning.

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Pero Budmani (editor) (1898-1903), Rječnik hrvatskoga ili srpskoga jezika, Volume 5, JAZU: Zagreb, pp. 949-950

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

ledan

  1. definite singular of leda