leken

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

leken

  1. Plural form of leek

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

leken

  1. plural past indicative and subjunctive of lijken

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

le- +‎ ken

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈlɛkɛn]
  • Hyphenation: le‧ken

Verb[edit]

leken

  1. (transitive, of machinery) to grease, to lubricate
  2. (transitive, of hair) to smarm (to flatten the hair, etc. with cream or grease)
  3. (transitive, colloquial) to slap someone on the face

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *lekan, from Proto-Germanic *lekaną.

Verb[edit]

lēken

  1. to leak, to be leaky
  2. to leak away, to flow away (of a liquid)

Inflection[edit]

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Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • leken”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • leken”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

leken m, f

  1. definite masculine singular of leke

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

leken

  1. definite singular of lek