lewe

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See also: lewę

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Dutch leven (noun), from Middle Dutch leven.

Noun[edit]

lewe (plural lewes or lewens, diminutive lewetjie)

  1. life

Etymology 2[edit]

From Dutch leven (verb), from Middle Dutch leven, from Old Dutch *libben, *livon, from Proto-Germanic *libjaną.

Verb[edit]

lewe (present lewe, present participle lewende, past participle gelewe)

  1. Alternative form of leef

Fijian[edit]

Noun[edit]

lewe

  1. flesh

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch lewo, from Latin leō.

Noun[edit]

lêwe m

  1. lion

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

  • Dutch: leeuw
    • Afrikaans: leeu
    • Sranan Tongo: lew
  • Limburgish: lieëf, liew
  • West Flemish: lêeuw

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Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

lewe

  1. Alternative form of leef

Pennsylvania German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare German leben, Dutch leven, English live.

Verb[edit]

lewe

  1. to live
    Ich will lewe!
    I want to live!

Polish[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

lewe

  1. inflection of lewy:
    1. neuter nominative/accusative/vocative singular
    2. nonvirile nominative/accusative/vocative plural