lej

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Albanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *laudnja, cognate with Sanskrit [script?] (ródhati, to grow), Avestan [script?] (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)

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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)

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Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

lej

  1. rafsi of pleji.

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lej m

  1. funnel

Derived terms[edit]


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]

Verb[edit]

lej

  1. imperative of leja.