len

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See also: Len, leń, lén, lèn, lên, and l'en

Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *lьnъ[1] from Proto-Indo-European *lino-.[2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

len m

  1. flax (plant or fiber)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "len" in Václav Machek, Etymologický slovník jazyka českého, second edition, Academia, 1968
  2. ^ len in Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, electronic version, Leda, 2007

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From late Old Norse lén, from Middle Low German len.

Noun[edit]

len n (singular definite lenet, plural indefinite len)

  1. fief, entailed estate

Inflection[edit]


Friulian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin lignum.

Noun[edit]

len m ‎(plural lens)

  1. wood

Related terms[edit]


Galician[edit]

Verb[edit]

len

  1. third-person plural present indicative of ler

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Slavic language, compare Czech len ‎(flax)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈlɛn]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: len

Noun[edit]

len ‎(plural lenek)

  1. flax

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -e-, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative len lenek
accusative lent leneket
dative lennek leneknek
instrumental lennel lenekkel
causal-final lenért lenekért
translative lenné lenekké
terminative lenig lenekig
essive-formal lenként lenekként
essive-modal
inessive lenben lenekben
superessive lenen leneken
adessive lennél leneknél
illative lenbe lenekbe
sublative lenre lenekre
allative lenhez lenekhez
elative lenből lenekből
delative lenről lenekről
ablative lentől lenektől
Possessive forms of len
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. lenem lenjeim
2nd person sing. lened lenjeid
3rd person sing. lenje lenjei
1st person plural lenünk lenjeink
2nd person plural lenetek lenjeitek
3rd person plural lenjük lenjeik

Derived terms[edit]


Irish[edit]

Preposition[edit]

len

  1. (dialectal) Alternative form of le

Usage notes[edit]

This form is found only before bhur ‎(your pl) and is not part of the standard written language. In older texts, len bhur may also be spelled le nbhur.


Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

len

  1. rafsi of lenjo.

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Verb[edit]

len

  1. imperative of lene

Novial[edit]

Determiner[edit]

len

  1. his or her

Pronoun[edit]

len

  1. his or hers

Related terms[edit]


Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *lьnъ, from Proto-Indo-European *lino-

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

len m inan

  1. flax

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Romani[edit]

Noun[edit]

len m

  1. river

Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Puter, Vallader) lain
  • (Sursilvan, Surmiran) lenn

Etymology[edit]

From Latin lignum.

Noun[edit]

len m

  1. (Sutsilvan) wood

Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *lěnъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

lén ‎(comparative bòlj lén, superlative nàjbolj lén)

  1. lazy

Declension[edit]

This adjective needs an inflection-table template.

Derived terms[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

len (comparative lenare, superlative lenast)

  1. soft, smooth

Declension[edit]

Inflection of len
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular len lenare lenast
Neuter singular lent lenare lenast
Plural lena lenare lenast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 lene lenare lenaste
All lena lenare lenaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in an attributive role.

Synonyms[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From French laine

Noun[edit]

len

  1. wool

Etymology 2[edit]

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Verb[edit]

len

  1. to negotiate one's way through a mass, to creep through

Volapük[edit]

Preposition[edit]

len

  1. at, by, on

Welsh[edit]

Noun[edit]

len

  1. Soft mutation of llen.