lenn

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Breton[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Breton leen. Cognate with Welsh llên, 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 participle: 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 Middle Breton lenn, from Old Breton lin. Cognate with Welsh llyn, Cornish lynn, Irish linn, Gaulish lindon.

Noun[edit]

lenn f (lennoù or lenneier)

  1. lake

Etymology 3[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

lenn f (lennoù)

  1. cover

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Lexicalization of le (down) +‎ -n (case suffix), lengthening the final -n. First attested in 1821.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈlɛnː]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: lenn

Adverb[edit]

lenn (comparative lejjebb)

  1. down
    Synonym: lent

Usage notes[edit]

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

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zaicz, Gábor. Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN

Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

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

Etymology[edit]

From Latin lignum. Compare Ladin lën, Friulian len.

Noun[edit]

lenn m

  1. (Sursilvan, Surmiran) wood