leon

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See also: Leon and león

Interlingua[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin leo

Noun[edit]

leon (plural leones)

  1. lion
  2. Leo

Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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leon

From Old Irish léoman, léo, from Latin leō.

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

leon m (genitive singular leoin, nominative plural leoin)

  1. lion
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish leónaid, a late form of lénaid (impairs, injures, wounds), from lén (defeat, hurt, injury, misfortune, sorrow).

Verb[edit]

leon (present analytic leonann, future analytic leonfaidh, verbal noun leonadh, past participle leonta)

  1. (transitive) sprain
  2. (transitive) injure, wound
Conjugation[edit]

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Lombard[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin leō, leōnis.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Western: IPA(key): /leˈun/
  • Eastern: IPA(key): /leˈu/, /liˈu/

Noun[edit]

leon (plural leon)

  1. lion

Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

leon

  1. Alternative form of lyoun

Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin leō, leōnis.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /leˈu/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

leon m (plural leons)

  1. lion

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *līhwaną. Cognate with Old High German lihan (German leihen).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

lēon

  1. to lend, loan

Conjugation[edit]


Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

leon m (oblique plural leons, nominative singular leons, nominative plural leon)

  1. Alternative form of lion

Old Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin leōnem, singular accusative of leō, from Ancient Greek λέων (léōn).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

leon m (plural leones, feminine singular leona, feminine plural leonas)

  1. lion
    • c. 1200, Almerich, Fazienda de Ultramar, 25r.
      [] leó ſe leuantara e con leona ſe alcara nos echara faſta q́ coma. rabadura e ſangre de matados breura.
      [] Like a lion it shall rise up and like a lioness it shall lift itself up. It shall not lie down until it eats prey, and the blood of those slain it shall drink.”
    • c. 1250, Alfonso X, Lapidario, f. 6v.
      Et por ende a tal ṕpriedat eſta piedra q́ el q́ la trae obedecé le los leones aſſi q́ los puede tomar a manos ¬ nol fará mal por q́ el leó q́ndo la uee pierde toda la fuerça ¬ nó a en ſi poder.
      And such is the property of this stone that lions will obey he who bears it, so that he can touch them with his hands and they will not harm him, for when he sees it the lion loses all its strength and has in him no power.

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Spanish: león
    • Guaraní: leõ
    • Kapampangan: leon
    • Papiamentu: leon
    • Quechua: liyun

Papiamentu[edit]

Lion waiting in Namibia.jpg

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish león and Kabuverdianu lion.

Noun[edit]

leon

  1. lion

Piedmontese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

leon m

  1. lion
    Synonym: lion

Venetian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin leō, leōnem (compare Italian leone).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

leon m (plural leoni or leuni)

  1. lion

Volapük[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

leon (nominative plural leons)

  1. lion

Declension[edit]

Hyponyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]