DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈleː.kə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eːkən
  • Hyphenation: le‧ken

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

leken

  1. Plural form of leek

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

leken

  1. plural past indicative and subjunctive of lijken

AnagramsEdit


HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

le- (down; fully) +‎ ken (smear)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈlɛkɛn]
  • Hyphenation: le‧ken

VerbEdit

leken

  1. (transitive, of machinery) to grease, to lubricate
  2. (transitive, of hair) to smarm (to flatten the hair, etc. with cream or grease)
  3. (transitive, colloquial) to slap someone on the face

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit


Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch *lekan, from Proto-Germanic *lekaną.

VerbEdit

lēken

  1. to leak, to be leaky
  2. to leak away, to flow away (of a liquid)

InflectionEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

  • Dutch: leken
  • Limburgish: laeke

Further readingEdit

  • leken”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000

Verwijs, E.; Verdam, J. (1885–1929), “leken”, in Middelniederlandsch Woordenboek, The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, →ISBN


Norwegian BokmålEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

leken m or f

  1. definite masculine singular of leke

leken m

  1. definite singular of lek

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

leken

  1. definite singular of lek

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