leit

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See also: Leit and lèit

Bourguignon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin lectus.

Noun[edit]

leit m (plural leits)

  1. bed

Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

leit f (genitive singular leitar, nominative plural leitir)

  1. search, look
  2. roundup of sheep

Declension[edit]

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Verb[edit]

leit

  1. first-person singular past indicative of líta
  2. third-person singular past indicative of líta

Luxembourgish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Inflected form of leiden.

Verb[edit]

leit

  1. inflection of leiden:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person plural present indicative
    3. second-person singular and plural imperative

Etymology 2[edit]

Inflected form of leien.

Verb[edit]

leit

  1. inflection of leien:
    1. second-person plural present indicative
    2. second-person plural imperative

Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

leit

  1. Alternative form of leyt

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Adjective[edit]

leit

  1. neuter singular of lei

Verb[edit]

leit

  1. imperative of leite

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse leit.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

leit (indeclinable?)

  1. search; a look for
    Kva er du på leit etter?
    What are you looking for?

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

leit

  1. past tense of lita and lite
  2. imperative of leita and leite

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Westrobothnian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Like Old Norse -leitt, -leitr, leit and the below word derived from Old Norse líta (to see.) See also lett.

Noun[edit]

leit n

  1. appearance and fineness of face and flesh; complexion, skin colour
  2. colour in general

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse leita, from Proto-Germanic *wlaitōną.

Verb[edit]

leit (preterite leitt)

  1. to look for, seek, search for
    lejt koȯm
    to search for (the) cows