lep

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See also: LEP, lép, and lěp

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Short for Lepidoptera.

Noun[edit]

lep (plural leps)

  1. A butterfly or moth.

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finno-Ugric *läppɜ (roof, cover). Cognate with Udmurt липыны (lipyny, covering, roof) and Lule Sami liehpa/liehppa.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

lep

  1. (literary or archaic) to cover
    Synonyms: borít, fed, takar

Usage notes[edit]

This form normally occurs when a verbal prefix is separated from the verb:

  • lep (…) be, be … lepbelep
  • lep (…) el, el … lepellep
  • lep (…) meg, meg … lepmeglep

Conjugation[edit]

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(With verbal prefixes):

References[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • lep in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962.

Luo[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lep

  1. tongue

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Verb[edit]

lep

  1. (non-standard since 1938) present tense of lepja
  2. (non-standard since 1938) imperative of lepja

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Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *lě̑pъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lɛp/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

lep m inan

  1. flypaper (a strip of paper coated with a sticky, often poisonous, substance that catches and kills flies that land on it)

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Noun[edit]

lep f

  1. genitive plural of lepa

Verb[edit]

lep

  1. second-person singular imperative of lepić

Further reading[edit]

  • lep in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • lep in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *lěpъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

lȇp (definite lȇpī, comparative lȅpšī, Cyrillic spelling ле̑п)

  1. nice, pretty

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Slovene[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *lěpъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

lẹ̑p (comparative lẹ̑pši, superlative nȁjlẹ̑pši)

  1. beautiful; handsome
    Njegova hči je mlada in zelo lepa ženska.His daughter is a young and very pretty woman.
    Antonym: gȓd
  2. nice
Inflection[edit]
Hard
masculine feminine neuter
nom. sing. lép lépa lépo
singular
masculine feminine neuter
nominative lép ind
lépi def
lépa lépo
accusative nominativeinan or
genitive
anim
lépo lépo
genitive lépega lépe lépega
dative lépemu lépi lépemu
locative lépem lépi lépem
instrumental lépim lépo lépim
dual
masculine feminine neuter
nominative lépa lépi lépi
accusative lépa lépi lépi
genitive lépih lépih lépih
dative lépima lépima lépima
locative lépih lépih lépih
instrumental lépima lépima lépima
plural
masculine feminine neuter
nominative lépi lépe lépa
accusative lépe lépe lépa
genitive lépih lépih lépih
dative lépim lépim lépim
locative lépih lépih lépih
instrumental lépimi lépimi lépimi

This adjective needs an inflection-table template.

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Etymology 2[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lẹ̑p m inan

  1. (archaic) glue
    Synonym: lepílo
Inflection[edit]
Masculine inan., hard o-stem
nom. sing. lép
gen. sing. lépa
singular dual plural
nominative lép lépa lépi
accusative lép lépa lépe
genitive lépa lépov lépov
dative lépu lépoma lépom
locative lépu lépih lépih
instrumental lépom lépoma lépi

Further reading[edit]

  • lep”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

Veps[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Related to Finnish leppä.

Noun[edit]

lep

  1. alder

Volapük[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lep (nominative plural leps)

  1. (male or female) ape
  2. (male or female) monkey

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