ler

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See also: LER, lèr, lêr, and -ler

Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /leːr/, [leːˀɐ̯], [leɐ̯ˀ]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse leir.

Noun[edit]

ler n (singular definite leret, not used in plural form)

  1. clay
See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See le (to laugh).

Verb[edit]

ler

  1. present of le

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese leer, from Latin legere, present active infinitive of legō.

Verb[edit]

ler (first-person singular present leo, first-person singular preterite lin, past participle lido)

  1. to read

Conjugation[edit]

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Mirandese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin legere.

Verb[edit]

ler

  1. to read

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Verb[edit]

ler

  1. present of le

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Verb[edit]

ler

  1. present of le

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *liros, borrowed from an unknown substrate language.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ler m or n (genitive lir)

  1. (masculine) sea, ocean
  2. (neuter) a lot, multitude, large number

Inflection[edit]

As a masculine noun meaning "sea, ocean":

Masculine o-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative ler lerL lirL
Vocative lir lerL liruH
Accusative lerN lerL liruH
Genitive lirL ler lerN
Dative liurL leraib leraib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

As a neuter noun meaning "a lot, large number, multitude":

Neuter o-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative lerN lerN lerL, lera
Vocative lerN lerN lerL, lera
Accusative lerN lerN lerL, lera
Genitive lirL ler lerN
Dative liurL leraib leraib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
ler
also ller after a proclitic
ler
pronounced with /l(ʲ)-/
ler
also ller after a proclitic
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Matasović, Ranko (2009), “*liro-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 241

Old Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • lez (likely a misspelling)

Etymology[edit]

Unknown. Likely from Proto-Celtic *liros.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ler m

  1. sea, beach, shore

Usage notes[edit]

  • Do not confuse with leer (to read).

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese leer, from Latin legere, present active infinitive of legō (I read), from Proto-Italic *legō, from Proto-Indo-European *leǵ-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ler (first-person singular present indicative leio, past participle lido)

  1. to read (to look at and interpret written information)
  2. to read (to speak aloud written information)

Conjugation[edit]

Quotations[edit]

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:ler.

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]


Romansch[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin legō, legere.

Verb[edit]

ler

  1. (Puter) to read
Alternative forms[edit]
  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Vallader) leger
  • (Sutsilvan, Surmiran) liger

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

ler

  1. (Sutsilvan) Alternative form of vuler

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German leer.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lêːr/
  • Hyphenation: ler

Noun[edit]

lȇr m (Cyrillic spelling ле̑р)

  1. (regional, automotive) neutral

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • ler” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

ler c

  1. clay; Contraction of lera., in the expression ler och långhalm

Verb[edit]

ler

  1. present tense of le.

Anagrams[edit]