lewe

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Dutch leven (noun).

Noun[edit]

lewe (plural lewes or lewens, diminutive lewetjie)

  1. life

Etymology 2[edit]

From Dutch leven (verb).

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]

Further reading[edit]

  • lewe (I)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • leeuwe”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

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]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

lewe

  1. neuter nominative singular of lewy
  2. neuter accusative singular of lewy
  3. neuter vocative singular of lewy
  4. nonvirile nominative plural of lewy
  5. nonvirile accusative plural of lewy
  6. nonvirile vocative plural of lewy