lencten

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *langatīnaz (lengthening, spring), from *langaz (long) + *tīnaz (day). Akin to Old Saxon lentin, Old Dutch lentin (Dutch lente), Old High German lengizen, lenzin (German Lenz). Compare also Gothic 𐍃𐌹𐌽𐍄𐌴𐌹𐌽𐍃 (daily).

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Noun[edit]

lencten m

  1. spring (season)
  2. Lent

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