See also: Leka and lęka

FaroeseEdit

VerbEdit

leka (third person singular past indicative lek, third person plural past indicative lóku, supine likið)

  1. to leak

ConjugationEdit


FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Swedish slägga ("sledgehammer").

NounEdit

leka

  1. A sledgehammer, maul
  2. (slang) A bottle, especially of moonshine.

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of leka (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative leka lekat
genitive lekan lekojen
partitive lekaa lekoja
illative lekaan lekoihin
singular plural
nominative leka lekat
accusative nom. leka lekat
gen. lekan
genitive lekan lekojen
lekainrare
partitive lekaa lekoja
inessive lekassa lekoissa
elative lekasta lekoista
illative lekaan lekoihin
adessive lekalla lekoilla
ablative lekalta lekoilta
allative lekalle lekoille
essive lekana lekoina
translative lekaksi lekoiksi
instructive lekoin
abessive lekatta lekoitta
comitative lekoineen
Possessive forms of leka (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person lekani lekamme
2nd person lekasi lekanne
3rd person lekansa

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HawaiianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English letter.

NounEdit

leka

  1. letter (mail)

VerbEdit

leka

  1. (transitive) to write a letter

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse leka, from Proto-Germanic *lekaną.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

leka (strong verb, third-person singular past indicative lak, third-person plural past indicative láku, supine lekið)

  1. (intransitive) to drip
  2. (intransitive) to leak
    Geturðu lagað þakið? Það lekur.
    Can you fix the roof? It leaks.

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

leka m or f

  1. definite feminine singular of leke

Old NorseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Germanic *lekaną.

VerbEdit

leka (singular past indicative lak, plural past indicative láku, past participle lekinn)

  1. to drip, dribble
  2. (intransitive) to leak, be leaky
ConjugationEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Icelandic: leka
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: leke
  • Norwegian Bokmål: lekke
  • Swedish: läcka
  • Danish: lække
  • Westrobothnian: leka

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

leka

  1. (transitive) to make leaky
ConjugationEdit

Etymology 3Edit

AdjectiveEdit

leka

  1. inflection of lekr:
    1. positive degree strong feminine accusative singular
    2. positive degree strong masculine accusative plural
    3. positive degree weak masculine oblique singular
    4. positive degree weak feminine nominative singular
    5. positive degree weak neuter singular

NounEdit

leka

  1. inflection of leki:
    1. indefinite oblique singular
    2. indefinite accusative/genitive plural

ReferencesEdit

  • leka in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

Old SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse leika, from Proto-Germanic *laikaną.

VerbEdit

lēka

  1. to move quickly
  2. to flutter, swirl
  3. to dance
  4. to play

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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish lēka, from Old Norse leika, from Proto-Germanic *laikaną, from Proto-Indo-European *leyg-.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

VerbEdit

leka (present leker, preterite lekte, supine lekt, imperative lek)

  1. play a child's game
  2. (of fish and certain birds) to lek

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WestrobothnianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse leka, from Proto-Germanic *lekaną.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

leka (preterite lak, supine likki)

  1. (intransitive) to drip
  2. (intransitive) to leak

SynonymsEdit

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