lees

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Old French lies, from Medieval Latin lias ‎(lees, dregs), from Gaulish *ligyā, *legyā ‎(silt, sediment) (compare Welsh llai, Old Breton leh ‎(deposit, silt)), from Proto-Celtic *legyā ‎(layer), from Proto-Indo-European *legʰ- ‎(to lie).

NounEdit

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lees pl ‎(plural only)

  1. The sediment that settles during fermentation of beverages, consisting of dead yeast and precipitated parts of the fruit.
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Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

lees

  1. plural of lee

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AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch lezen.

VerbEdit

lees ‎(present lees, present participle lesende, past participle gelees)

  1. to read

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lees

  1. first-person singular present indicative of lezen
  2. imperative of lezen

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North FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

In sense 1 from Old Frisian lesa.

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lees

  1. (Föhr-Amrum Dialect) to read
  2. (Föhr-Amrum Dialect) to load

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lees

  1. Informal second-person singular () present indicative form of leer.
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