From Middle High German leit, from Old High German leid, from Proto-Germanic *laiþą. Cognate with Dutch leed, English loath. Originally unrelated with the verb leiden (“to suffer”), though the two stems early on began to influence each other. See leid for more.
- leiden (related by secondary association only)
- Leiden (related by secondary association only)
- “Leid” in Duden online
Cognate to Lied n (“song”)
Leid n (plural Leier)
- (Paderbornisch) song