See also: LEC, leć, leč, and leç

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *lōkiz, *lōkijaz (a look, view), from Proto-Indo-European *lĀ̆g- (to look, see). Cognate with Old English lōcian (to look, see), Old Saxon lōcōn (to see), Dutch leuk, geleuk (used in reference to dikes, a look, survey"; in general, "good-looking). More at look.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lēc m

  1. look, regard
  2. sight

DeclensionEdit


PolishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *leťi (stem *leg-), from Proto-Balto-Slavic *legtei, from Proto-Indo-European *légʰ-e-ti, from *legʰ- (to lie).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /lɛt͡s/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛt͡s
  • Syllabification: lec

VerbEdit

lec pf

  1. (intransitive, literary) to fall
    Synonyms: paść, upaść
  2. (intransitive, literary) to lie down
    Synonyms: położyć się, spocząć
  3. (intransitive, poetic) to be killed

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

verbs

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Further readingEdit

  • lec in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • lec in Polish dictionaries at PWN