AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a merger of Dutch leggen (to lay) and liggen (to lie). Formally, the forms with -ê- are from leggen, while the alternative present participle is from liggen (as is the lexicalised past participle geleë).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /lɛː/, [lɛ̞ː]
  • (file)

VerbEdit

(present , present participle lêende or liggende, past participle gelê)

  1. (intransitive) to lie (to be in a horizontal position)
    Hy op die bed.
    He's lying on the bed.
  2. (transitive) to lay (to put into a horizontal position)
    Hy sy tas op die bed.
    He lays his bag on the bed.

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EmilianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin illa (feminine of ille), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₂el- (beyond, other). Cognates include French elle.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈleː/
  • Hyphenation:

PronounEdit

(personal, disjunctive case)

  1. she, her (emphatic form)

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Guerrero AmuzgoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably from Spanish ley.

NounEdit

  1. law

LigurianEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

  1. he, him
  2. she, her (accusative)
  3. it

Usage notesEdit

  • Because the pronoun is not gender-specific, it is followed:
    • by o if the gender is masculine
      o l'é bèllohe is handsome
    • by a if the gender is feminine
      a l'é bèllashe is beautiful

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Northern KurdishEdit

PronunciationEdit

ConjunctionEdit

  1. but


PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of ler
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of ler
  3. Apocopic form of ler; used preceding the pronouns lo, la, los or las
  4. Eye dialect spelling of ler, representing Brazil Portuguese.

VietnameseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Sino-Vietnamese word from .

NounEdit

(classifier cây, trái, quả)

  1. pear

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

  1. to drag (one's feet)
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