lyse

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See also: lysé, lysë, łyse, and -lyse

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Back-formation from lysis.

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lyse (third-person singular simple present lyses, present participle lysing, simple past and past participle lysed)

  1. (biology) To burst or cut a cell or cell structure; to induce lysis.
  2. (biochemistry) To break down molecularly into smaller molecules; to induce lysis.

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Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lyːsə/, [ˈlyːsə]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse lýsa, from Proto-Germanic *liuhsijaną. Derived from *leuhsaz (light, adjective) and/or *leuhsą (light, noun).

Verb[edit]

lyse (imperative lys, infinitive at lyse, present tense lyser, past tense lyste, perfect tense har lyst)

  1. to shine
  2. to give out light
  3. to register
  4. (religion) to declare (a wedding or a ban)

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Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Adjective[edit]

lyse

  1. definite singular of lys
  2. plural of lys

French[edit]

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Noun[edit]

lyse f (plural lyses)

  1. (chemistry) lysis

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Verb[edit]

lyse

  1. inflection of lyser:
    1. first/third-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. second-person singular imperative

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

lyse

  1. ablative singular of lysis

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Fredrikstad dialect) IPA(key): [ˈlŷː.sɛ̝]

Adjective[edit]

lyse

  1. definite singular of lys
  2. plural of lys

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse lýsa

Verb[edit]

lyse (imperative lys, present tense lyser, passive lyses, simple past lyste, past participle lyst, present participle lysende)

  1. to light
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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

lyse (present tense lyser, past tense lyste, past participle lyst, passive infinitive lysast, present participle lysande, imperative lys)

  1. Alternative form of lysa

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Etymology 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

lyse

  1. definite singular of lys
  2. plural of lys