les

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See also: Les, LES, lës, lěs, leş, leš, lés, lès, and -les-

English[edit]

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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

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Asturian[edit]

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, contracted proclitic [[{{{procl_con}}}#Catalan|{{{procl_con}}}]])

  1. them (feminine, direct object)

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Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *lěsъ.

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Noun[edit]

les m

  1. forest

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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

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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, which is the accusative plural of ille.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Article[edit]

les

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

Pronoun[edit]

les

  1. plural form of le: them
  2. plural form of la: them
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References[edit]

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

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Galician[edit]

Verb[edit]

les

  1. second-person singular present indicative of ler

Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

les (plural lesek)

  1. (soccer) offside

Verb[edit]

les

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

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

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Verb[edit]

les

  1. the first person singular form (I read) of lesa (to read)
    Ég les mikið af þýskum bókum.
    I read a lot of German books.
  2. the third person singular form (he/it/she reads) 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).

Jèrriais[edit]

Article[edit]

les pl (singular , and la)

  1. Alternative form of l's.

Ladin[edit]

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

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Novial[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

les

  1. they; them

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Old French[edit]

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]


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).

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Noun[edit]

lȇs m (Cyrillic spelling ле̑с)

  1. coffin
  2. (regionally) lumber
  3. (regionally) forest, woods
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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 dub

  1. forest

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Slovene[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *lěsъ.

Noun[edit]

les m inan (??? please provide the genitive!, ??? please provide the nominative plural!)

  1. wood

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin illis, dative plural of ille.

Pronoun[edit]

les

  1. dative of ellos; to them
  2. dative of ustedes; for them
  3. dative of los; to you guys
  4. dative of las; for you guys

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