legat

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Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From legō (read).

Verb[edit]

legat

  1. third-person singular present active subjunctive of legō

Etymology 2[edit]

From lēx (a formal motion for a law).

Verb[edit]

lēgat

  1. third-person singular present active indicative of lēgō

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin legatum

Noun[edit]

legat n (definite singular legatet, indefinite plural legat or legater, definite plural legata or legatene)

  1. endowment, bequest, legacy
    • 2017, "Udødelig" by Linda Ask-Knutsen, EbnPublish →ISBN [1]
      Moses styrte legatet og en bankboks, som noen er interessert i.
      Moses managed the legacy and a safe-deposit box that some are interested in.

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin legatum

Noun[edit]

legat n (definite singular legatet, indefinite plural legat, definite plural legata)

  1. endowment, bequest, legacy

References[edit]


Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin

Noun[edit]

legat m (oblique plural legaz or legatz, nominative singular legaz or legatz, nominative plural legat)

  1. legate (governor appointed by the Pope)
  2. legate (governor in Ancient Rome)

Descendants[edit]

  • English: legate
  • French: légat

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin lēgātus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

legat m pers

  1. (Catholicism) legate (deputy representing the Pope)
  2. (historical) legate (deputy of a provincial governer in ancient Rome)

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

legat m inan

  1. (law) legacy (money or property bequeathed in a will)
    Synonym: zapis

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

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

Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Past participle of lega.

Verb[edit]

legat (past participle of lega)

  1. tied, bound

Declension[edit]

Adverb[edit]

legat

  1. coherently

Swedish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin legatum. Compare English legacy and German Legat.

Noun[edit]

legat n

  1. an endowment, a legacy
Declension[edit]
Declension of legat 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative legat legatet legat legaten
Genitive legats legatets legats legatens

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin legatus. Compare German Legat, English legate, and French légat.

Noun[edit]

legat c

  1. a legate, an emissary
Declension[edit]
Declension of legat 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative legat legaten legater legaterna
Genitive legats legatens legaters legaternas
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

legat

  1. supine of ligga.

Anagrams[edit]