lende

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See also: Lende and lëndë

Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *lenta, from Proto-Indo-European *lent (linse). Compare Latin lens, lentis, Old High German linsi.

Noun[edit]

lende f

  1. acorn
  2. mast (fallen nuts and acorns of woodland trees used to feed pigs)

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: len‧de

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch lenden, from Old Dutch lendin, from Proto-Germanic *landinō or *landīnō.

Noun[edit]

lende f (plural lenden or lendenen, diminutive lendetje n)

  1. loin, bottom part of the back
  2. flank, side
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Descendants[edit]
  • Skepi Creole Dutch: lent

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Dutch lende, shortening of *gelende, an unattested variant form of gelande, from lant (land).

Noun[edit]

lende m (plural lenden or lendenen, diminutive lendetje n)

  1. fellow countryman
  2. (close) neighbour
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Estonian[edit]

Noun[edit]

lende

  1. partitive plural of lend
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Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old English lendenu, lendinu pl, from Proto-Germanic *landijō, *landį̄, from Proto-Indo-European *lendʰ-.

Cognate with Dutch lendenen pl (loins), German Lende (haunch, loin), Swedish länd (haunch, loin), Icelandic lend (loin). More at loin.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɛːnd(ə)/, /ˈlɛnd(ə)/

Noun[edit]

lende (plural lendes or lenden or lende)

  1. (often in the plural) The (human) loins or their muscles.
  2. The bottom portion of the torso.
  3. The buttocks; the bottom.
  4. (rare) The kidneys.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

lende

  1. Alternative form of lenden (to come, to dwell)

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the noun land.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /²lɛndə/, /²lɛnːə/

Noun[edit]

lende n (definite singular lendet, indefinite plural lende, definite plural lenda)

  1. terrain

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