lesse

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See also: -lesse

English[edit]

Adverb[edit]

lesse (not comparable)

  1. Archaic form of less.

Anagrams[edit]


Central Franconian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German lesan.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

lesse (third-person singular present liss or lisst or less or lesst, past tense los, past participle jelesse or gelesse)

  1. (Ripuarian, eastern Moselle Franconian) to read
    Kanns de net lesse? Do steht et doch jeschrevve.
    Can't you read? It's written right there.

Dutch[edit]

Verb[edit]

lesse

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of lessen

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

les +‎ -je

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈlɛʃːɛ]
  • Hyphenation: les‧se

Verb[edit]

lesse

  1. third-person singular subjunctive present definite of les

Italian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

lesse

  1. third-person singular past historic of leggere

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈles.se/
  • Rhymes: -esse
  • Hyphenation: lés‧se

Adjective[edit]

lesse

  1. feminine plural of lesso

Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English lǣs, from Proto-Germanic *laisiz (smaller, lesser, fewer, lower).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

lesse

  1. less

Descendants[edit]

  • English: less
  • Yola: lhose, lass

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Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

lesse

  1. first/third-person singular imperfect subjunctive of ler