lys

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

lys

  1. plural of ly

Anagrams[edit]


Afrikaans[edit]

Noun[edit]

lys (plural lyste, diminutive lysie)

  1. list, record

Albanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A variant of lis.

Verb[edit]

lys (first-person singular past tense lysa, participle lysur)

  1. to pour
Derived terms[edit]
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Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse ljóss, from Proto-Germanic *leuhsaz.

Adjective[edit]

lys

  1. light
  2. bright
  3. fair, blond
  4. cheerful, sunny
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of lys
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular lys lysere lysest2
Neuter singular lyst lysere lysest2
Plural lyse lysere lysest2
Definite attributive1 lyse lysere lyseste
1) When an adjective is applied predicatively to something definite, the corresponding "indefinite" form is used.
2) The "indefinite" superlatives may not be used attributively.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse ljós

Noun[edit]

lys n (singular definite lyset, plural indefinite lys)

  1. light
  2. candle
Inflection[edit]
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French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lys m (plural lys)

  1. lily

Further reading[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse ljóss, Proto-Germanic *leuhsaz.

Adjective[edit]

lys (neuter singular lyst, definite singular and plural lyse, comparative lysere, indefinite superlative lysest, definite superlative lyseste)

  1. light (not dark)
  2. (hair) fair, blonde
  3. (skin) fair
  4. bright (e.g. person)
    en lys idéa bright idea

Adverb[edit]

lys

  1. light (in colour)
    lys blålight blue
    (blå being an adjective; however it can also be written as a compound: lyseblå)

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse ljós.

Noun[edit]

lys n (definite singular lyset, indefinite plural lys, definite plural lysa or lysene)

  1. (uncountable) light
    se dagens lyssee the light of day (be born, begin to exist)
  2. (countable) a light
  3. levende lys, stearinlysa candle
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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

From Old Norse ljós.

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

lys n (definite singular lyset, indefinite plural lys, definite plural lysa)

  1. (uncountable) light
  2. (countable) a light

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse ljóss.

Alternative forms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

lys (masculine and feminine lys, neuter lyst, definite singular and plural lyse, comparative lysare, indefinite superlative lysast, definite superlative lysaste)

  1. bright
    Det er vorte lyst nok ute no.
    It's gotten bright enough outside now.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

lys

  1. imperative of lysa

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Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

lys

  1. imperative of lysa.

Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lys

  1. Soft mutation of llys.

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
llys lys unchanged unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.