les

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

les ‎(plural leses)

  1. (slang, colloquial) Short form of lesbian

Adjective[edit]

les ‎(comparative more les, superlative most les)

  1. (slang, colloquial) Short form of lesbian

Anagrams[edit]


Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch les.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

les ‎(plural lesse, diminutive lesje)

  1. lesson

Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin illas.

Article[edit]

les f pl ‎(masculine sg el, feminine sg la, neuter sg lo, masculine plural los)

  1. (definite) the

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin illas, from ille.

Article[edit]

les f pl ‎(masculine plural els, masculine singular el, feminine singular la)

  1. the; feminine plural definite article

Pronoun[edit]

les ‎(enclitic and proclitic)

  1. them (feminine, direct object)

Declension[edit]


Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *lěsъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

les m

  1. forest

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

External links[edit]

  • les in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • les in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

les c

  1. genitive singular indefinite of le

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

les f ‎(plural lessen, diminutive lesje n)

  1. course, lesson

Derived terms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]

Verb[edit]

les

  1. first-person singular present indicative of lessen
  2. imperative of lessen

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French les, from Latin illos (masculine) and illas (feminine) which are the accusative plurals of ille.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Article[edit]

les

  1. plural of le: the
  2. plural of la: the

Pronoun[edit]

les

  1. plural of le: them
  2. plural of la: them
Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dauzat, Albert; Jean Dubois, Henri Mitterand (1964), “le, la, les”, in Nouveau dictionnaire étymologique (in French), Paris: Librairie Larousse

Anagrams[edit]

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Galician[edit]

Verb[edit]

les

  1. second-person singular present indicative of ler

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Ugric *läćɜ(hiding place; lurk).[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

les ‎(plural lesek)

  1. (soccer) offside

Verb[edit]

les

  1. (transitive) to spy
  2. (transitive) to stare, goggle
  3. (transitive) to cheat at a test by looking at someone else's work

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Entry #1792 in Uralonet, online Uralic etymological database of the Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
  2. ^ Gábor Zaicz, Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete, Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, ISBN 963 7094 01 6

Icelandic[edit]

Noun[edit]

les n ‎(genitive singular less, nominative plural les)

  1. (linguistics) a lexeme; (set of inflected forms taken by a single word)
  2. (computing) a lexeme; an individual instance of a continuous character sequence without spaces, used in lexical analysis

Derived terms[edit]

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Synonyms[edit]

Verb[edit]

les

  1. the first person singular form of lesa(to read)
    Ég les mikið af þýskum bókum.
    I read a lot of German books.
  2. the third person singular form of lesa(to read)
    Pálmi les alltaf sömu söguna, þótt hann eigi margar bækur.
    Pálmi always reads the same story, even though he has many books.

Interlingua[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

les

  1. (dative) to them

Usage notes[edit]

  • Precedes conjugated verbs.
  • Can be of mixed gender (not just masculine).

Ladin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin illas.

Article[edit]

les f ‎(plural)

  1. the

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Middle French[edit]

Article[edit]

les m pl, f pl ‎(masculine singular le, feminine singular la)

  1. the

Descendants[edit]


Norman[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Article[edit]

les pl ‎(singular , and la)

  1. Alternative form of l's

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Verb[edit]

les

  1. imperative of lese

Novial[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

les

  1. they; them

Related terms[edit]


Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin illas and illos.

Article[edit]

les

  1. the (feminine plural oblique definite article)
  2. the (feminine plural nominative definite article)
  3. the (masculine plural oblique definite article)

Inflection[edit]

Descendants[edit]


Rohingya[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Bengali.

Noun[edit]

les

  1. tail

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *lěsъ(tree, forest).

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

lȇs m ‎(Cyrillic spelling ле̑с)

  1. coffin
  2. (regionally) lumber
  3. (regionally) forest, woods
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From German Löss.

Noun[edit]

lȇs m ‎(Cyrillic spelling ле̑с)

  1. (geology) loess

Slovak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *lěsъ.

Noun[edit]

les m ‎(genitive singular lesa, nominative plural lesy, declension pattern of dub)

  1. forest

Declension[edit]

External links[edit]

  • les in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

Slovene[edit]

Slovene Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia sl

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *lěsъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lés m inan ‎(genitive lesá or lésa, nominative plural lesôvi or lési)

  1. wood

Declension[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin illis, dative plural of ille.

Pronoun[edit]

les

  1. dative of ellos and ellas; to them, for them
  2. dative of ustedes; to you all, for you all (formal)

See also[edit]