lej

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Albanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *laudnja, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁lewdʰ- ‎(to grow), cognate with Sanskrit रोधति ‎(ródhati, to grow), Avestan [script needed] ‎(raodaiti), Gothic 𐌻𐌹𐌿𐌳𐌰𐌽 ‎(liudan, to grow)[1]. Alternatively from Proto-Albanian *(a)lei-, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂el- ‎(to grow, feed, live on). Cognate to Latin alo ‎(to nourish, bring up (child)) and Breton ala ‎(to bear, give birth).

Verb[edit]

lej ‎(first-person singular past tense leva, participle lerë)

  1. I give birth, bear (child)

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ A Handbook of Germanic Etymology, V.Orel, Brill, Leiden Boston 2003, p.242

Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

lej

  1. imperative of leje

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Romanian lei, plural of leu ‎(leu) (literally, "lion"), from Latin leō ‎(lion).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lej ‎(plural lejek)

  1. leu (currency of Romania)
  2. leu (currency of Moldova)

Declension[edit]

Inflection (plural in -ek, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative lej lejek
accusative lejt lejeket
dative lejnek lejeknek
instrumental lejjel lejekkel
causal-final lejért lejekért
translative lejjé lejekké
terminative lejig lejekig
essive-formal lejként lejekként
essive-modal
inessive lejben lejekben
superessive lejen lejeken
adessive lejnél lejeknél
illative lejbe lejekbe
sublative lejre lejekre
allative lejhez lejekhez
elative lejből lejekből
delative lejről lejekről
ablative lejtől lejektől
Possessive forms of lej
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. lejem lejeim
2nd person sing. lejed lejeid
3rd person sing. leje lejei
1st person plural lejünk lejeink
2nd person plural lejetek lejeitek
3rd person plural lejük lejeik

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

lej

  1. rafsi of pleji.

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *lijь.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

lej

  1. second-person singular imperative of lać

Noun[edit]

lej m inan ‎(diminutive lejek)

  1. funnel

Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Sursilvan, Sutsilvan) lag
  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sutsilvan, Surmiran, Vallader) lai
  • (Sutsilvan) laitg

Etymology[edit]

From Latin lacus.

Noun[edit]

lej m (plural lejs)

  1. (Puter) lake

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

lej

  1. imperative of leja.