lette

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Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lɛtə/, [ˈlɛd̥ə]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Noun[edit]

lette c ( singular definite letten, plural indefinite letter)

  1. Lett, Latvian (a person from Latvia or of Latvian descent)
Inflection[edit]
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Etymology 2[edit]

From let (light) +‎ -e. Cognate with Middle Low German lichten.

Verb[edit]

lette (imperative let, infinitive at lette, present tense letter, past tense lettede, perfect tense er/har lettet)

  1. lighten
  2. relieve
  3. facilitate
  4. ease
  5. lift
  6. take off
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

See let (light, easy, mild, slight).

Adjective[edit]

lette

  1. definite and plural of let

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

lette

  1. singular past indicative and subjunctive of letten
  2. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of letten

Anagrams[edit]


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Corruption of laide.

Adjective[edit]

lette m, f (plural lettes)

  1. (Canada, slang) ugly
    Je te défends de dire que tu es lette.

Interlingue[edit]

Noun[edit]

lette

  1. bed

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

lette f

  1. plural of letta

Verb[edit]

lette

  1. Feminine plural past participle of leggere.

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Adjective[edit]

lette

  1. definite singular of lett
  2. plural of lett

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse létta

Verb[edit]

lette (imperative lett, present tense letter, passive lettes, simple past and past participle letta or lettet, present participle lettende)

  1. to ease, relieve, lessen, lighten
  2. (of a plane) to take off
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

lette

  1. simple past of leite
  2. simple past of lete

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Adjective[edit]

lette

  1. definite singular of lett
  2. plural of lett

Tarantino[edit]

Noun[edit]

lette

  1. bed