lele

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See also: lelé and Le-Le

Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *lele, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *laləj (compare Malay lalat).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈle.le/, [ˈlɛlɛ]

Verb[edit]

lele

  1. to jump, leap, hop, skip
  2. to fly
  3. to swing, bounce
  4. to burst forth, to rush out
  5. (of vehicles, horses, boats, etc.) to get off, dismount, disembark
  6. to attack
  7. (of pieces in a board game) to move

Lindu[edit]

Noun[edit]

lele

  1. catfish

Niuean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

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Verb[edit]

lele

  1. fly

Derived terms[edit]


Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Onomatopoeic, from the sound of wailing.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lêle/
  • Hyphenation: le‧le

Interjection[edit]

lȅle (Cyrillic spelling ле̏ле)

  1. Used to express pain or woe, usually in the collocation kuku lele; ouch, alas

References[edit]

  • lele” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Zulu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Stative of -lala.

Verb[edit]

-lele?

  1. to be asleep

Inflection[edit]

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