See also: Lade, ladé, and läde

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EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English laden, from Old English hladan, from Proto-Germanic *hlaþaną (to load).

VerbEdit

lade (third-person singular simple present lades, present participle lading, simple past laded, past participle laden or laded)

  1. To fill or load (related to cargo or a shipment).
    • Bible, Genesis xlii. 26
      And they laded their asses with the corn.
  2. To weigh down, oppress, or burden.
  3. To use a ladle or dipper to remove something (generally water).
    to lade water out of a tub, or into a cistern
    • Shakespeare
      And chides the sea that sunders him from thence, / Saying, he'll lade it dry to have his way.
  4. To transfer (molten glass) from the pot to the forming table, in making plate glass.
  5. (nautical) To admit water by leakage.
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Etymology 2Edit

From Middle English lad, from Old English lād, from Proto-Germanic *laidō (a way, course). Related to lode, lead (to conduct).

NounEdit

lade (plural lades)

  1. (Britain, dialect, obsolete) The mouth of a river.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Bishop Gibson to this entry?)
  2. (Britain, dialect, obsolete) A passage for water; a ditch or drain.
  3. (Scotland) Water pumped into and out of mills, especially woolen mills.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

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DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse hlaða.

NounEdit

lade c ( singular definite laden, plural indefinite lader)

  1. (agriculture) barn (building)
InflectionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Danish latæ, from Old Norse láta, from Proto-Germanic *lētaną.

VerbEdit

lade (imperative lad, present tense lader, past tense lod, past participle ladet or ladt)

  1. let (to allow)
  2. leave (to transfer responsibility or attention)
  3. have (cause to, by command or request)
  4. have (cause to be)
  5. make (force to do)
  6. pretend
  7. seem, appear

Usage notesEdit

In case of lade vandet (urinate), past tense is ladede.

Etymology 3Edit

From Old Norse hlaða, from Proto-Germanic *hlaþaną.

VerbEdit

lade (imperative lad, present tense lader, past tense ladede, past participle ladet)

  1. load
  2. charge

Usage notesEdit

In relation to guns, the past participle is ladt.


DutchEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch lade (little box), from a variant related to Proto-Germanic *hlaþaną.

Cognate with Old Norse hlaða (barn), English lathe. Related to Dutch laden, English lade.[1]

NounEdit

lade f (plural laden or lades, diminutive ladetje n)

  1. (dated) Alternative form of la

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ J. de Vries & F. de Tollenaere, "Etymologisch Woordenboek", Uitgeverij Het Spectrum, Utrecht, 1986 (14de druk)

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

lade

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of laden

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GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

lade

  1. First-person singular present of laden.
  2. First-person singular subjunctive I of laden.
  3. Third-person singular subjunctive I of laden.
  4. Imperative singular of laden.

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse hlaða, from Proto-Germanic *hlaþaną.

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

lade (imperative lad, present tense lader, passive lades, simple past lada or ladet or ladde, past participle lada or ladet or ladd, present participle ladende)

  1. (electricity) to charge (e.g. a battery)
  2. to load (a weapon)

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SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

lade

  1. past tense of lägga.

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