See also: laesa and läsa

FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse læsa, from láss (lock) (whence Faroese lás).

VerbEdit

læsa (third person singular past indicative læsti, third person plural past indicative læstu, supine læst)

  1. to lock

ConjugationEdit

Conjugation of læsa (group v-2)
infinitive læsa
supine læst
participle (a39)1 læsandi læstur
present past
first singular læsi læsti
second singular læsir læsti
third singular læsir læsti
plural læsa læstu
imperative
singular læs!
plural læsið!
1Only the past participle being declined.

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse læsa, from láss (lock) (whence Icelandic lás).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈlaiːsa]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aiːsa

VerbEdit

læsa (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative læsti, supine læst)

  1. to lock

ConjugationEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

AnagramsEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • læse (with e- or split infinitive)

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse læsa.

VerbEdit

læsa (present tense læser, past tense læste, past participle læst, passive infinitive læsast, present participle læsande, imperative læs)

  1. form removed with the spelling reform of 2012; superseded by låsa

Related termsEdit

  • lås m (lock)

AnagramsEdit


Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From láss (lock).

VerbEdit

læsa

  1. to lock

ConjugationEdit

This entry needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

  • Icelandic: læsa
  • Faroese: læsa
  • Norwegian Bokmål: læse
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: læsa, læse (defunct)
  • Old Swedish: læse
    • Swedish: läsa (dialectal)
  • Old Danish: læse

There also exists another form, in Swedish låsa, Norwegian låse and låsa, which is an alteration influenced by (or a younger derivation of) lås (Old Norse láss), and this has in Swedish and (and to a considerable extent in Norwegian) mostly replaced the form with æ/ä. Same goes with modern Danish låse.

AnagramsEdit


Old SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse lesa, from Proto-Germanic *lesaną.

VerbEdit

læsa

  1. to collect, gather
  2. to read

ConjugationEdit

DescendantsEdit