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AlbanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Albanian *laudnja, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁lewdʰ- (to grow), cognate with Sanskrit रोधति (ródhati, to grow), Avestan 𐬭𐬀𐬊𐬛𐬀𐬌𐬙𐬌(raodaiti), Gothic 𐌻𐌹𐌿𐌳𐌰𐌽 (liudan, to grow)[1]. Alternatively from Proto-Albanian *(a)lei-, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂el- (to grow, feed, live on). Cognate to Latin alō (to nourish, bring up (child)) and Breton ala (to bear, give birth).

VerbEdit

lej (first-person singular past tense leva, participle lerë)

  1. I give birth, bear (child)

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ A Handbook of Germanic Etymology, V.Orel, Brill, Leiden Boston 2003, p.242

DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

lej

  1. imperative of leje

HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Romanian lei, plural of leu (leu) (literally, "lion"), from Latin leō (lion).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈlɛj]
  • Hyphenation: lej

NounEdit

lej (plural lejek)

  1. leu (currency of Romania)
  2. leu (currency of Moldova)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection (stem in -e-, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative lej lejek
accusative lejt lejeket
dative lejnek lejeknek
instrumental lejjel lejekkel
causal-final lejért lejekért
translative lejjé lejekké
terminative lejig lejekig
essive-formal lejként lejekként
essive-modal
inessive lejben lejekben
superessive lejen lejeken
adessive lejnél lejeknél
illative lejbe lejekbe
sublative lejre lejekre
allative lejhez lejekhez
elative lejből lejekből
delative lejről lejekről
ablative lejtől lejektől
Possessive forms of lej
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. lejem lejeim
2nd person sing. lejed lejeid
3rd person sing. leje lejei
1st person plural lejünk lejeink
2nd person plural lejetek lejeitek
3rd person plural lejük lejeik

PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *lijь.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /lɛj/
  • (file)

NounEdit

lej m inan (diminutive lejek)

  1. large funnel
  2. crater, shell-pit

DeclensionEdit

VerbEdit

lej

  1. second-person singular imperative of lać

Further readingEdit

  • lej in Polish dictionaries at PWN

RomanschEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (Sursilvan, Sutsilvan) lag
  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sutsilvan, Surmiran, Vallader) lai
  • (Sutsilvan) laitg

EtymologyEdit

From Latin lacus, from Proto-Italic *lakus, from Proto-Indo-European *lókus (lake, pool).

NounEdit

lej m (plural lejs)

  1. (Puter) lake

SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

lej

  1. imperative of leja.