leon

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See also: Leon and león

Interlingua[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin leo

Noun[edit]

leon

  1. a lion
  2. Leo

Irish[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish léo, léoman, from Latin leō, leōnem.

Noun[edit]

leon m ‎(genitive singular leoin, nominative plural leoin)

  1. lion

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Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

leon (plural leons)

  1. lion

Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin leō, leōnis.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

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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, accusative of leō, from Ancient Greek λέων ‎(léōn).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

leon m (plural leones)

  1. lion
    • 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.

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Venetian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin leō, leōnem (compare Italian leone).

Noun[edit]

leon m (plural leoni) or leon m (plural leuni)

  1. lion

Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

leon ‎(plural leons)

  1. (male or female) lion

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