leke

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See also: lekë and Lekë

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leke

  1. (archaic) singular past subjunctive of lijken

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Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Inherited from Old English lēac, from Proto-Germanic *laukaz.

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leke (plural lekes)

  1. A plant in the genus Allium (often used as vegetables):
    1. Garlic (Allium sativum)
    2. Leek (Allium ampeloprasum)
  2. (in expressions) Something of little value.
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  • English: leek
  • Scots: leke, leik
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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Late Latin leuca, leuga.

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leke

  1. Alternative form of lege (league)

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse leika

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leke f or m (definite singular leka or leken, indefinite plural leker, definite plural lekene)

  1. a toy, something to play with

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Verb[edit]

leke (imperative lek, present tense leker, simple past lekte, past participle lekt, present participle lekende)

  1. to play, to act in a manner such that one has fun

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

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  • leka (a- and split infinitives)

Verb[edit]

leke (present tense lek, past tense lak, supine leke, past participle leken, present participle lekande, imperative lek)

  1. to drip, dribble
  2. to leak

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leke f (definite singular leka, indefinite plural leker, definite plural lekene)

  1. a water drain

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse leki.

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leke m (definite singular leken, indefinite plural lekar, definite plural lekane)

  1. a leaking hole

Etymology 3[edit]

Related to likke.

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leke (present tense lekar, past tense leka, past participle leka, passive infinitive lekast, present participle lekande, imperative lek)

  1. to move a little

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish لكه(spot, stain, speck), from Persian لکه‎.

Noun[edit]

leke (definite accusative lekeyi, plural lekeler)

  1. spot