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BourguignonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a variation of Old French lit, from Latin lectus.

NounEdit

leit m (plural leits)

  1. bed

IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

leit f (genitive singular leitar, nominative plural leitir)

  1. search, look
  2. roundup of sheep

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

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VerbEdit

leit

  1. first/third-person singular past indicative of líta

LuxembourgishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Inflected form of leiden.

VerbEdit

leit

  1. inflection of leiden:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person plural present indicative
    3. second-person singular/plural imperative

Etymology 2Edit

Inflected form of leien.

VerbEdit

leit

  1. inflection of leien:
    1. second-person plural present indicative
    2. second-person plural imperative

Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

leit

  1. Alternative form of leyt

Norwegian BokmålEdit

AdjectiveEdit

leit

  1. neuter singular of lei

VerbEdit

leit

  1. imperative of leite

Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse leit.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

leit (indeclinable?)

  1. search; a look for
    Kva er du på leit etter?
    What are you looking for?

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

leit

  1. past tense of lita and lite
  2. imperative of leita and leite

ReferencesEdit


WestrobothnianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Like Old Norse -leitt, -leitr, leit and the below word derived from Old Norse líta (to see.) See also lett.

NounEdit

leit n

  1. appearance and fineness of face and flesh; complexion, skin colour
  2. colour in general

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse leita, from Proto-Germanic *wlaitōną.

VerbEdit

leit (preterite leitt)

  1. to look for, seek, search for
    lejt koȯm
    to search for (the) cows