leiden

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *leiden, from Proto-Germanic *laidijaną.

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leiden (past singular leidde, past participle geleid)

  1. to lead, guide

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Inflection of leiden (weak)
infinitive leiden
past singular leidde
past participle geleid
infinitive leiden
gerund leiden n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular leid leidde
2nd person sing. (jij) leidt leidde
2nd person sing. (u) leidt leidde
2nd person sing. (gij) leidt leidde
3rd person singular leidt leidde
plural leiden leidden
subjunctive sing.1 leide leidde
subjunctive plur.1 leiden leidden
imperative sing. leid
imperative plur.1 leidt
participles leidend geleid
1) Archaic.

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *līþaną. Sense developed from 'go, travel' to 'endure', then to 'suffer'.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlaɪ̯dn̩/, /ˈlaɪ̯dən/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

leiden (class 1 strong, third-person singular simple present leidet, past tense litt, past participle gelitten, past subjunctive litte, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive) to bear; to endure; to undergo (some hardship)
  2. (intransitive) to suffer; to feel pain
  3. (intransitive) to suffer (from; a disease)
    • 2012 April 20, Die Welt [1], page 22:
      Durch Passivrauchen steigt bei Kindern das Risiko, dass sie als Erwachsene an einer chronisch-obstruktiven Lungenerkrankung leiden.
      By passive smoking, the risk increases in children that they suffer from chronic obstructive lung disease as adults.

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