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See also: leit and lèit

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LuxembourgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German liut, Proto-Germanic *liudiz. Cognate with German Leute, Dutch lieden, (obsolete) English leod.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Leit pl (plural only)

  1. people
    Vill Leit huele sech keng Zäit, fir owes ze kachen.
    Many people don’t take the time to cook supper.

Pennsylvania GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare German Leute, Dutch lieden, Old English lēod.

NounEdit

Leit

  1. (plural) people
    Viel Leit wolle es net esse, awwer ich fer schurr.
    Many people don't want to eat it, but I do for sure.