See also: Leda and léda

EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ledo +‎ -a.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

leda (accusative singular ledan, plural ledaj, accusative plural ledajn)

  1. leather

IdoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French laidItalian laido.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

leda

  1. ugly
    • 1955, The International Language Review, page 39.
      Es nul kauzo supozar ke irg frukto de raciono es leda, neutila, vana, senefika.
      There is no reason to suppose that any fruit of reason is ugly, useless, vain, ineffective.
    Nula led anadyuni aparas en la rakonto di Leda e la cigno.No ugly ducklings appear in the story of Leda and the swan.
    Antonym: bela

Derived termsEdit

  • ledeskar (to uglify, intransitive verb)
  • ledigar (to uglify, transitive verb)
  • ledo (ugly person, fright)

ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

leda

  1. inflection of ledere:
    1. first/second/third-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular imperative

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

leda

  1. inflection of lede:
    1. simple past
    2. past participle

Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse liða and hliða.

VerbEdit

leda (present tense ledar, past tense leda, past participle leda, passive infinitive ledast, present participle ledande, imperative led)

  1. Alternative form of lea

Etymology 2Edit

From led (part, joint) +‎ -a (-ed).

Alternative formsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

leda (singular and plural leda)

  1. (especially in compounds) composed of parts (in sequence)

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

NounEdit

leda n

  1. definite plural of led

Etymology 4Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

NounEdit

leda f

  1. definite singular of led

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Old FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-West Germanic *laidijan. Cognate with Old English lǣdan, Old Saxon lēdian

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈleːda/, [ˈlɛːda]

VerbEdit

lēda

  1. (transitive) to lead

DescendantsEdit

  • West Frisian: liede

ReferencesEdit

  • Bremmer, Rolf H. (2009) An Introduction to Old Frisian: History, Grammar, Reader, Glossary, Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company, →ISBN, page 28

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish lēþa, from Old Norse leiða, from Proto-Germanic *laidijaną.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

AdjectiveEdit

leda

  1. absolute singular definite and plural form of led.

NounEdit

leda c

  1. boredom

DeclensionEdit

Declension of leda 
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative leda ledan
Genitive ledas ledans

VerbEdit

leda (present leder, preterite ledde, supine lett, imperative led)

  1. to (gently) lead; to guide, to conduct
  2. to be in the lead; to be the leader of a competition
  3. to guide, to direct; to be in a position of leadership

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