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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch leesten, ultimately from Proto-Germanic *laistijaną. Cognate to English last, German leisten. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈleːs.tə(n)/
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  • Hyphenation: lees‧ten
  • Rhymes: -eːstən
  • Rhymes: -eːstən

VerbEdit

leesten

  1. (dated) to perform