lese

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See also: leśe, lèse, lèsè, lésé, lëse, lěśe, and -lese

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English lesen, leosen, from Old English *lēosan (found in belēosan, forlēosan, etc.), from Proto-Germanic *leusaną (to lose), from Proto-Indo-European *lewHs- (to cut; sever; loose; lose).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

lese (third-person singular simple present leses, present participle lesing, simple past and past participle lesed)

  1. (obsolete) To lose.
  2. (obsolete) To destroy.
  3. (obsolete) To forsake or abandon.

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Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lese

  1. vocative singular of les
  2. locative singular of les

Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lese

  1. (chiefly used in plural) bran (outside layer of a grain when separated from the grain)

Usage notes[edit]

When it still covers the grain, lese is called (jyvän) kuori.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of lese (Kotus type 48/hame, no gradation)
nominative lese leseet
genitive leseen leseiden
leseitten
partitive lesettä leseitä
illative leseeseen leseisiin
leseihin
singular plural
nominative lese leseet
accusative nom. lese leseet
gen. leseen
genitive leseen leseiden
leseitten
partitive lesettä leseitä
inessive leseessä leseissä
elative leseestä leseistä
illative leseeseen leseisiin
leseihin
adessive leseellä leseillä
ablative leseeltä leseiltä
allative leseelle leseille
essive leseenä leseinä
translative leseeksi leseiksi
instructive lesein
abessive leseettä leseittä
comitative leseineen

Verb[edit]

lese

  1. Indicative present connegative form of lestä.
  2. Second-person singular imperative present form of lestä.
  3. Second-person singular imperative present connegative form of lestä.

Galician[edit]

Verb[edit]

lese

  1. first-person singular preterite subjunctive of ler
  2. third-person singular preterite subjunctive of ler

German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

lese

  1. first-person singular present indicative of lesen
  2. first-person singular present subjunctive of lesen
  3. third-person singular present subjunctive of lesen

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

les +‎ -e (possessive suffix)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈlɛʃɛ]
  • Hyphenation: le‧se

Noun[edit]

lese

  1. third-person singular (single possession) possessive of les

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative lese
accusative lesét
dative lesének
instrumental lesével
causal-final leséért
translative lesévé
terminative leséig
essive-formal leseként
essive-modal leséül
inessive lesében
superessive lesén
adessive lesénél
illative lesébe
sublative lesére
allative leséhez
elative leséből
delative leséről
ablative lesétől

Hunsrik[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German lesen, from Old High German lesan, from Proto-Germanic *lesaną (to gather), from Proto-Indo-European *les- (to gather).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

lese

  1. to read
    Ich lese gern.
    I like to read.
    Sie lesd en Buch.
    She reads a book.
    Das is net so geles.
    This is not read like that.

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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

lese f pl

  1. feminine plural of leso

Adjective[edit]

lese

  1. Feminine plural of adjective leso.

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse lesa

Verb[edit]

lese (imperative les, present tense leser, simple past leste, past participle lest)

  1. to read

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Verb[edit]

lese (present tense les, past tense las, past participle lese, passive infinitive lesast, present participle lesande, imperative les)

  1. alternative form of lesa
  2. past participle of lesa and lese

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Pennsylvania German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare German lesen, Dutch lezen, English lease.

Verb[edit]

lese

  1. to read
  2. to pick up

Piedmontese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin legere, present active infinitive of legō.

Verb[edit]

lese

  1. to read

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

lese

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of lesar
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of lesar
  3. first-person singular imperative of lesar
  4. third-person singular imperative of lesar