lete

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See also: Lete, léte, Letè, létě, lè tè, and лете

Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lete

  1. vocative singular of let

Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

lete f (5th declension)

  1. counter (in shop)
  2. bar (in refreshment room)

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse leita

Verb[edit]

lete (imperative let, present tense leter, simple past lette, past participle lett)

  1. to look (etter / for)
  2. to search (etter / for)

Derived terms[edit]

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the adjective lat.

  • (noun): From Old Norse leti f.
  • (verb): An umlauted factitive, possibly influenced by the noun.

Noun[edit]

lete f (definite singular leta, uncountable)

  1. laziness
    Synonym: latskap

Verb[edit]

lete (present tense letar, past tense leta, past participle leta, passive infinitive letast, present participle letande, imperative let)

  1. (reflexive) to laze

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse lita.

Verb[edit]

lete (present tense letar, past tense leta, past participle leta, passive infinitive letast, present participle letande, imperative let)

  1. (transitive) to colour
    Synonyms: farge, fargelegge
Alternative forms[edit]
  • leta (a- and split infinitives)
  • léte, léta (alternative spelling with either infinitives)
  • lita (obsolete spelling (Aasen))
Related terms[edit]
  • let m (colour)

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Slovak[edit]

Noun[edit]

lete

  1. locative singular of leto

Swahili[edit]

Verb[edit]

lete

  1. imperative singular of -leta

Veps[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Akin to Karelian lieto (sand), Finnish liete (silt, sludge).

Noun[edit]

lete

  1. sand