See also: lekë and Lekë

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

leke

  1. (archaic) singular past subjunctive of lijken

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Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Inherited from Old English lēac, from Proto-Germanic *laukaz.

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NounEdit

leke (plural lekes)

  1. A plant in the genus Allium (often used as vegetables):
    1. Garlic (Allium sativum)
    2. Leek (Allium ampeloprasum)
  2. (in expressions) Something of little value.
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DescendantsEdit
  • English: leek
  • Scots: leke, leik
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Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Late Latin leuca, leuga.

NounEdit

leke

  1. Alternative form of lege (league)

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse leika

NounEdit

leke f or m (definite singular leka or leken, indefinite plural leker, definite plural lekene)

  1. a toy, something to play with

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VerbEdit

leke (imperative lek, present tense leker, simple past lekte, past participle lekt, present participle lekende)

  1. to play, to act in a manner such that one has fun

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

Alternative formsEdit

  • leka (a- and split infinitives)

VerbEdit

leke (present tense lek, past tense lak, supine leke, past participle leken, present participle lekande, imperative lek)

  1. to drip, dribble
  2. to leak

NounEdit

leke f (definite singular leka, indefinite plural leker, definite plural lekene)

  1. a water drain

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse leki.

NounEdit

leke m (definite singular leken, indefinite plural lekar, definite plural lekane)

  1. a leaking hole

Etymology 3Edit

Related to likke.

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VerbEdit

leke (present tense lekar, past tense leka, past participle leka, passive infinitive lekast, present participle lekande, imperative lek)

  1. to move a little

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