leka

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See also: Leka and lęka

Faroese[edit]

Verb[edit]

leka (third person singular past indicative lek, third person plural past indicative lóku, supine likið)

  1. to leak

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Swedish slägga ("sledgehammer").

Noun[edit]

leka

  1. A sledgehammer, maul
  2. (slang) A bottle, especially of moonshine.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of leka (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative leka lekat
genitive lekan lekojen
partitive lekaa lekoja
illative lekaan lekoihin
singular plural
nominative leka lekat
accusative nom. leka lekat
gen. lekan
genitive lekan lekojen
lekainrare
partitive lekaa lekoja
inessive lekassa lekoissa
elative lekasta lekoista
illative lekaan lekoihin
adessive lekalla lekoilla
ablative lekalta lekoilta
allative lekalle lekoille
essive lekana lekoina
translative lekaksi lekoiksi
instructive lekoin
abessive lekatta lekoitta
comitative lekoineen
Possessive forms of leka (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person lekani lekamme
2nd person lekasi lekanne
3rd person lekansa

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Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English letter.

Noun[edit]

leka

  1. letter (mail)

Verb[edit]

leka

  1. (transitive) to write a letter

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse leka, from Proto-Germanic *lekaną.

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Verb[edit]

leka (strong verb, third-person singular past indicative lak, third-person plural past indicative láku, supine lekið)

  1. (intransitive) to drip
  2. (intransitive) to leak
    Geturðu lagað þakið? Það lekur.
    Can you fix the roof? It leaks.

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Noun[edit]

leka m or f

  1. definite feminine singular of leke

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *lekaną.

Verb[edit]

leka (singular past indicative lak, plural past indicative láku, past participle lekinn)

  1. to drip, dribble
  2. (intransitive) to leak, be leaky
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Descendants[edit]
  • Icelandic: leka
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: leke
  • Norwegian Bokmål: lekke
  • Swedish: läcka
  • Danish: lække
  • Westrobothnian: leka

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

leka

  1. (transitive) to make leaky
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Etymology 3[edit]

Adjective[edit]

leka

  1. inflection of lekr:
    1. positive degree strong feminine accusative singular
    2. positive degree strong masculine accusative plural
    3. positive degree weak masculine oblique singular
    4. positive degree weak feminine nominative singular
    5. positive degree weak neuter singular

Noun[edit]

leka

  1. inflection of leki:
    1. indefinite oblique singular
    2. indefinite accusative/genitive plural

References[edit]

  • leka in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

Old Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse leika, from Proto-Germanic *laikaną.

Verb[edit]

lēka

  1. to move quickly
  2. to flutter, swirl
  3. to dance
  4. to play

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish lēka, from Old Norse leika, from Proto-Germanic *laikaną, from Proto-Indo-European *leyg-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Verb[edit]

leka (present leker, preterite lekte, supine lekt, imperative lek)

  1. play a child's game
  2. (of fish and certain birds) to lek

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Westrobothnian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse leka, from Proto-Germanic *lekaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

leka (preterite lak, supine likki)

  1. (intransitive) to drip
  2. (intransitive) to leak

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