lice

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English[edit]

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Noun[edit]

lice

  1. plural form of louse

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French[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Frankish *listia.

Noun[edit]

lice f (plural lices)

  1. (fortifications) curtain wall
  2. (historical) pomerium
  3. (by extension) list, field (for combat); playing field; arena
    Il est entré en lice. He came into contention.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Probably from Vulgar Latin *licia, from Latin lycisca, feminine of lyciscus (wolf dog).

Noun[edit]

lice f (plural lices)

  1. (archaic) brach, bitch hound (specifically, dog used for breeding hunting dogs)

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Irish[edit]

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lice f sg

  1. Alternative form of leice: genitive singular of leac

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Latin[edit]

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licē

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of liceō

Lower Sorbian[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /ˈlit͡sɛ/, [ˈlʲit͡sə]

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lice

  1. third-person plural present of licyś

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

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lice f

  1. genitive singular of leac

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *lice.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lǐːtse/
  • Hyphenation: li‧ce

Noun[edit]

líce n (Cyrillic spelling ли́це)

  1. face
    ukradeno licestolen face
    (translated name of the film "Face Off")
  2. (grammar) person
    prvo lice jedinefirst person singular
    prvo lice množinefirst person plural
  3. (Bosnia, Montenegro, Serbia) person, individual

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Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *lice, from Proto-Indo-European *līg-

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líce n (genitive líca, nominative plural líca)

  1. (anatomy) cheek
  2. (anatomy, archaic) face

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