See also: Les, LES, lës, lěs, leş, leš, lés, lès, and -les-

EnglishEdit

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

les (plural leses)

  1. (slang, colloquial) Short form of lesbian

AdjectiveEdit

les (comparative more les, superlative most les)

  1. (slang, colloquial) Short form of lesbian

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AsturianEdit

ArticleEdit

les f pl (masculine sg el, feminine sg la, neuter sg lo, masculine plural los)

  1. (definite) the

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin illas, from ille.

ArticleEdit

les f pl (masculine plural els, masculine singular el, feminine singular la)

  1. the; feminine plural definite article

PronounEdit

les (enclitic and proclitic, contracted proclitic [[{{{procl_con}}}#Catalan|{{{procl_con}}}]])

  1. them (feminine, direct object)

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CzechEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *lěsъ.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

les m

  1. forest

DeclensionEdit

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DanishEdit

NounEdit

les c

  1. genitive singular indefinite of le

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

les f (plural lessen, diminutive lesje n)

  1. course, lesson

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VerbEdit

les

  1. first-person singular present indicative of lessen
  2. imperative of lessen

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French les, from Latin illos, which is the accusative plural of ille.[1]

PronunciationEdit

ArticleEdit

les

  1. plural form of le: the
  2. plural form of la: the

PronounEdit

les

  1. plural form of le: them
  2. plural form of la: them
Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1964, Albert Dauzat; Jean Dubois, Henri Mitterand, “le, la, les”, in Nouveau dictionnaire étymologique (in French), Paris: Librairie Larousse:

AnagramsEdit


GalicianEdit

VerbEdit

les

  1. second-person singular present indicative of ler

HungarianEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

les (plural lesek)

  1. (soccer) offside

VerbEdit

les

  1. spy
  2. stare, goggle
  3. cheat at a test by looking at someone else's work

IcelandicEdit

NounEdit

les n (genitive singular less, nominative plural les)

  1. (linguistics) a lexeme; (set of inflected forms taken by a single word)
  2. (computing) a lexeme; an individual instance of a continuous character sequence without spaces, used in lexical analysis

Derived termsEdit

  • lesgreining
  • lesgreinir

See alsoEdit

  • tóki

SynonymsEdit

  • (lexeme): flettiorð

VerbEdit

les

  1. the first person singular form (I read) of lesa (to read)
    Ég les mikið af þýskum bókum.
    I read a lot of German books.
  2. the third person singular form (he/it/she reads) of lesa (to read)
    Pálmi les alltaf sömu söguna, þótt hann eigi margar bækur.
    Pálmi always reads the same story, even though he has many books.

InterlinguaEdit

PronounEdit

les

  1. (dative) to them

Usage notesEdit

  • Precedes conjugated verbs.
  • Can be of mixed gender (not just masculine).

JèrriaisEdit

ArticleEdit

les pl (singular , and la)

  1. Alternative form of l's.

LadinEdit

ArticleEdit

les f (plural)

  1. the

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Middle FrenchEdit

ArticleEdit

les m pl, f pl (masculine singular le, feminine singular la)

  1. the

DescendantsEdit


NovialEdit

PronounEdit

les

  1. they; them

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Old FrenchEdit

ArticleEdit

les

  1. the (feminine plural oblique definite article)
  2. the (feminine plural nominative definite article)
  3. the (masculine plural oblique definite article)

InflectionEdit


RohingyaEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Bengali.

NounEdit

les

  1. tail

Serbo-CroatianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Slavic *lěsъ (tree, forest).

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

lȇs m (Cyrillic spelling ле̑с)

  1. coffin
  2. (regionally) lumber
  3. (regionally) forest, woods
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From German Löss.

NounEdit

lȇs m (Cyrillic spelling ле̑с)

  1. (geology) loess

SlovakEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *lěsъ.

NounEdit

les m (genitive singular lesa, nominative plural lesy), declension pattern dub

  1. forest

DeclensionEdit


SloveneEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *lěsъ.

NounEdit

les m inan (??? please provide the genitive!, ??? please provide the nominative plural!)

  1. wood

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin illis, dative plural of ille.

PronounEdit

les

  1. dative of ellos; to them
  2. dative of ustedes; for them
  3. dative of los; to you guys
  4. dative of las; for you guys

See alsoEdit

Last modified on 28 March 2014, at 22:19