lenn

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Breton[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Recorded as leen in Middle Breton in the Catholicon. Cognate with Welsh llên, darllen and Cornish lenna.

Verb[edit]

lenn

  1. (transitive) to read

Conjugation[edit]

Personal forms
Indicative Conditional Imperative
Present Imperfect Preterite Future Present Imperfect
1s lennan lennen lennis lennin lennfen lennjen -
2s lennez lennes lennjout lenni lennfes lennjes lenn
3s lenn lenne lennas lenno lennfe lennje lennet
1p lennomp lennemp lennjomp lennimp lennfemp lennjemp lennomp
2p lennit lennec'h lennjoc'h lennot lennfec'h lennjec'h lennit
3p lennont lennent lennjont lennint lennfent lennjent lennent
0 lenner lenned lennjod lennor lennfed lennjed -
Impersonal forms Mutated forms
Infinitive: lenn
Present participle: lenn
Past particple: lennet (auxiliary verb: kaout)
Soft mutation after a: a lenn-
Mixed mutation after e: e lenn-
Soft mutation after ne/na: ne/na lenn-

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Breton lin, recorded as lenn in Middle Breton in the Catholicon. Cognate with Welsh llyn, Cornish lynn, Irish Gaelic linn and Gaulish lindon.

Noun[edit]

lenn f ‎(lennoù or lenneier)

  1. lake

Etymology 3[edit]

From Old Breton lenn. Cognate with Welsh llen, Cornish len and Gaulish linna.

Noun[edit]

lenn f ‎(lennoù)

  1. cover

Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɛnː/ (It is important to pronounce it with a long n, otherwise it will sound like len ‎(flax).)
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: lenn

Adverb[edit]

lenn

  1. down

Usage notes[edit]

Never declined. Some suffixes can be attached to its synonym, lent, e.g. lentről, lenti.

Synonyms[edit]


Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Puter, Vallader) lain
  • (Sutsilvan) len

Etymology[edit]

From Latin lignum.

Noun[edit]

lenn m

  1. (Sursilvan, Surmiran) wood