lejon

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Swedish

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Etymology

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From Old Swedish leon, from Latin leo. Cognate with Icelandic ljón.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /²lɛjːɔn/
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Noun

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lejon n

  1. lion; a large cat, Panthera leo
  2. lion (heraldic charge)
  3. Leo (star sign)

Declension

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Declension of lejon 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative lejon lejonet lejon lejonen
Genitive lejons lejonets lejons lejonens

Descendants

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  • Finnish: leijona
  • Northern Sami: ledjon

See also

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Zodiac signs in Swedish (layout · text)
Väduren Oxen Tvillingarna Kräftan
Lejonet Jungfrun Vågen Skorpionen
Skytten Stenbocken Vattumannen Fiskarna

Further reading

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