See also: LED and leð

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɛd/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛd
  • Homophone: lead (metal element)
  • Hyphenation: led

VerbEdit

led

  1. simple past tense and past participle of lead

AdjectiveEdit

led (not comparable)

  1. Under somebody's control or leadership.
    1. Of a farm, etc.: managed by a deputy instead of the owner or tenant in person.

Derived termsEdit

AnagramsEdit


BretonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Brythonic *lled.

NounEdit

led m

  1. size

CzechEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *ledъ.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

led m, inanimate

  1. ice

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • led in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • led in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

DanishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse liðr, from Proto-Germanic *liþuz, cognate with German Glied (joint), Lied (song).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

led n (singular definite leddet, plural indefinite led)

  1. (anatomy) joint (movable connection between the bones in a body or a minor exterior part of the body; also of joints in a plant)
  2. link (movable part of a thing or a plant)
  3. link, part (element in a line of thought or a course of events)
  4. generation (in a family tree)
  5. (grammar) phrase (a word or group of words that functions as a single unit in the syntax of a sentence)
  6. (mathematics) term (one of the addends in a sum or in another mathematical operation)
    I udtrykket   er  ,   og   led.
    In the expression  ,  ,  , and   are terms.
InflectionEdit
ReferencesEdit

Etymology 2Edit

A merger of two Old Norse nouns: 1. leið (road, direction), from Proto-Germanic *laidō, cognate with English load, lode, German Leite (slope), Dutch lei (slate). 2. hlið f (side), from Proto-Germanic *hliþō, cognate with Old English hliþ n.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

led c (singular definite ledden, plural indefinite ledder)

  1. side, direction (of an object)
    Jeg skar guleroden over på den lange led.
    I cut the carrot in two lengthwise.
  2. way (of doing something)
InflectionEdit
ReferencesEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From Old Norse hliðr, from Proto-Germanic *hlidą, cognate with Swedish lid (gate), English lid, German lid (eyelid).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

led n (singular definite leddet, plural indefinite led)

  1. gate (in a fence or at a level crossing)
InflectionEdit
ReferencesEdit

Etymology 4Edit

From Old Norse leiðr (uncomfortable, tired), Proto-Germanic *laiþaz, cognate with English loath, German leid (distressing), Dutch leed (sad)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /leːˀð/, [ˈleˀð], [ˈleðˀ]

AdjectiveEdit

led (neuter ledt, plural and definite singular attributive lede)

  1. disgusting, odious, loathsome
  2. nasty, beastly
InflectionEdit
Inflection of led
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular led ledere ledest2
Neuter singular ledt ledere ledest2
Plural lede ledere ledest2
Definite attributive1 lede ledere ledeste
1) When an adjective is applied predicatively to something definite, the corresponding "indefinite" form is used.
2) The "indefinite" superlatives may not be used attributively.
ReferencesEdit

Etymology 5Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /leːˀð/, [ˈleˀð], [ˈleðˀ]

VerbEdit

led

  1. past tense of lide

Etymology 6Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /leːˀð/, [ˈleˀð], [ˈleðˀ]

VerbEdit

led

  1. imperative of lede

IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

ContractionEdit

led (triggers lenition)

  1. (Munster) Contraction of le do (with your sg).
    Brúigh led mhéar é.
    Press it with your finger.

Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit


Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English lēad, from Proto-West Germanic *laud, from Gaulish *laudon, from Proto-Celtic *ɸloudom.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

led (uncountable)

  1. lead (element Pl)
  2. A cauldron (originally of lead)

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • English: lead
  • Scots: leid, lede
  • Yola: leed

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

led

  1. simple past of lide

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

led

  1. imperative of lede

Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse liðr m,[1] from Proto-Germanic *liþuz. Doublet of ledd n, although formerly considered alternative forms. Cognates include Icelandic liður, Danish led, Dutch lid and dialectal English lith.

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

led m (definite singular leden, indefinite plural leder or ledar, definite plural ledene or ledane)

  1. (anatomy) a joint or a movable body part adjacent to it
  2. a single part within a whole, especially a sequence
    1. a link (in a chain)
    2. a generation
Derived termsEdit
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse hlið n,[1] from Proto-Germanic *hlidą. Akin to English lid. Ultimately rooted in the Proto-Indo-European root *ḱley- (to shelter, cover).

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

led n (definite singular ledet, indefinite plural led, definite plural leda)

  1. a gate
  2. an opening in a fence
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From Old Norse hlið f.[1]

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

led f (definite singular leda, indefinite plural leder, definite plural ledene)

  1. a side
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 4Edit

 
Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
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From English LED (light-emitting diode).[1]

NounEdit

led m (definite singular led-en, indefinite plural led-ar, definite plural led-ane)

  1. Alternative letter-case form of LED

Etymology 5Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

VerbEdit

led

  1. present tense of leda and lede

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 “led” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Ivar Aasen (1850), “Lid”, in Ordbog over det norske Folkesprog, Oslo: Samlaget, published 2000

AnagramsEdit


PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

led m (plural leds)

  1. Alternative spelling of LED

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English LED.

NounEdit

led n (plural leduri)

  1. LED

DeclensionEdit


Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *ledъ.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lȇd m (Cyrillic spelling ле̑д)

  1. ice
  2. great frigidity, freezing cold
  3. hail
  4. the ice plant (Mesembryanthemum crystallinum)
  5. (figuratively) unfeelingness, coldheartedness
  6. (figuratively) a state of immobilization from fear, doubt, or surprise

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Pero Budmani, editor (1898-1903), “led”, in Rječnik hrvatskoga ili srpskoga jezika (in Serbo-Croatian), volume 5, Zagreb: JAZU, page 948
  • led” in Hrvatski jezični portal

SloveneEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *ledъ.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lẹ̑d m inan

  1. ice

InflectionEdit

Masculine inan., hard o-stem, mobile accent
nominative léd
genitive ledú
singular
nominative léd
accusative léd
genitive ledú
dative lédu
locative lédu
instrumental lédom
Masculine inan., hard o-stem
nominative léd
genitive léda
singular
nominative léd
accusative léd
genitive léda
dative lédu
locative lédu
instrumental lédom

Further readingEdit

  • led”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

SpanishEdit

NounEdit

led m (plural ledes)

  1. LED

Further readingEdit


SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Swedish lēþer, from Old Norse leiðr, from Proto-Germanic *laiþaz, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂leyt-.

AdjectiveEdit

led

  1. tired; bored
  2. (archaic) disgusting, repulsive, loathsome; evil
Usage notesEdit

The second sense is still in some use in the expression den lede frestaren or simply lede, as a name for the Devil.

DeclensionEdit
Inflection of led
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular led ledare ledast
Neuter singular lett ledare ledast
Plural leda ledare ledast
Masculine plural3 lede ledare ledast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 lede ledare ledaste
All leda ledare ledaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.
3) Dated or archaic
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Swedish liþer, from Old Norse liðr, from Proto-Germanic *liþuz.

NounEdit

led c

  1. joint; the part of a limb where it can bend; such as a knee or a wrist; phalanx
    1. any mechanical joint where two parts are supposed to move (bend) with respect to each other
DeclensionEdit
Declension of led 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative led leden leder lederna
Genitive leds ledens leders ledernas

Etymology 3Edit

From Old Swedish liþ. Of the same origin as previous with alternate grammatical gender (cf. Old English liþ n).

NounEdit

led n

  1. A queue; a row of people
  2. (mathematics) term
    högerledet
    the right hand side; what's on the right hand side of the equality
  3. stage
    Ett led i processen
    A stage in the process
DeclensionEdit
Declension of led 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative led ledet led leden
Genitive leds ledets leds ledens

Etymology 4Edit

From Old Swedish lēþ, from Old Norse leið, from Proto-Germanic *laidō.

NounEdit

led c

  1. (transport) track, route or way, along which one may walk, go by bicycle or drive a motor vehicle
DeclensionEdit
Declension of led 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative led leden leder lederna
Genitive leds ledens leders ledernas
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 5Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

VerbEdit

led

  1. past tense of lida.
  2. imperative of leda.

AnagramsEdit


WelshEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

led

  1. Soft mutation of lled.

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
lled led unchanged unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

WestrobothnianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse hlið n.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

led n (definite singular lede, dative leden, definite plural leda)

  1. gate
  2. work in a certain order or round, to which the parishioners (qualified to vote at the parish meeting) are bidden