leiten

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German leiten, from Old High German leiten, from Proto-Germanic *laidijaną, akin to Old English lǣdan (English lead), Old Saxon lēdian, Old Norse leiða. Cognate with English lead.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlaɪ̯tən/, [ˈlaɪ̯tn̩]
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

leiten (weak, third-person singular present leitet, past tense leitete, past participle geleitet, auxiliary haben)

  1. to lead
    Synonym: führen
  2. to manage (an organization)
  3. to conduct (a liquid, electricity etc)

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