From Proto-Albanian *lah-, from Proto-Indo-European *leh₂-. Cognate to Ancient Greek λάσκω (láskō, “to cry, roar”). Present leh occurs almost exclusively in the 2nd and 3d person, the -a- of which has usually been subject to umlaut.
|For pronunciation and definitions of leh – see 咧 (“in the process of; currently; etc.”).|
(This character, leh, is the Pe̍h-ōe-jī form of 咧.)