See also: LEP, lép, and lěp

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Short for Lepidoptera.

NounEdit

lep (plural leps)

  1. (rare, sciencey) A butterfly or moth.
    • 2006, Lori A. Spencer, ‎Don R. Simons, Arkansas Butterflies and Moths, page 3:
      Butterflies and moths belong to the insect order Lepidoptera (“leps” for short), which means “scale-wing.”

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HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finno-Ugric *läppɜ (roof, cover). Cognate with Udmurt липыны (lipyny, covering, roof) and Lule Sami liehpa/liehppa.[1]

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

lep

  1. (literary or archaic) to cover
    Synonyms: borít, fed, takar

Usage notesEdit

This form normally occurs when a verbal prefix is separated from the verb:

  • lep (…) be, be … lepbelep
  • lep (…) el, el … lepellep
  • lep (…) meg, meg … lepmeglep

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

(With verbal prefixes):

ReferencesEdit

Further readingEdit

  • lep in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN

LuoEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lep

  1. tongue

Norwegian NynorskEdit

VerbEdit

lep

  1. (non-standard since 1938) present tense of lepja
  2. (non-standard since 1938) imperative of lepja

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PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /lɛp/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛp
  • Syllabification: lep

Etymology 1Edit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *lě̑pъ.

NounEdit

lep m inan

  1. flypaper (a strip of paper coated with a sticky, often poisonous, substance that catches and kills flies that land on it)
DeclensionEdit
Related termsEdit
adjectives
noun
verb

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

NounEdit

lep f

  1. genitive plural of lepa

VerbEdit

lep

  1. second-person singular imperative of lepić

Further readingEdit

  • lep in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • lep in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Serbo-CroatianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *lěpъ.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

lȇp (definite lȇpī, comparative lȅpšī, Cyrillic spelling ле̑п)

  1. nice, pretty

DeclensionEdit


SloveneEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Slavic *lěpъ.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

lẹ̑p (comparative lẹ̑pši, superlative nȁjlẹ̑pši)

  1. beautiful; handsome
    Njegova hči je mlada in zelo lepa ženska.His daughter is a young and very pretty woman.
    Antonym: gȓd
  2. nice
InflectionEdit
Hard
masculine feminine neuter
nom. sing. lép lépa lépo
singular
masculine feminine neuter
nominative lép ind
lépi def
lépa lépo
accusative nominativeinan or
genitive
anim
lépo lépo
genitive lépega lépe lépega
dative lépemu lépi lépemu
locative lépem lépi lépem
instrumental lépim lépo lépim
dual
masculine feminine neuter
nominative lépa lépi lépi
accusative lépa lépi lépi
genitive lépih lépih lépih
dative lépima lépima lépima
locative lépih lépih lépih
instrumental lépima lépima lépima
plural
masculine feminine neuter
nominative lépi lépe lépa
accusative lépe lépe lépa
genitive lépih lépih lépih
dative lépim lépim lépim
locative lépih lépih lépih
instrumental lépimi lépimi lépimi

This adjective needs an inflection-table template.

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Etymology 2Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lẹ̑p m inan

  1. (archaic) glue
    Synonym: lepílo
InflectionEdit
Masculine inan., hard o-stem
nom. sing. lép
gen. sing. lépa
singular dual plural
nominative lép lépa lépi
accusative lép lépa lépe
genitive lépa lépov lépov
dative lépu lépoma lépom
locative lépu lépih lépih
instrumental lépom lépoma lépi

Further readingEdit

  • lep”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

VepsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *leppä, possibly borrowed from Proto-Baltic *léiˀpāˀ. Cognates include Finnish leppä.

NounEdit

lep

  1. alder

VolapükEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lep (nominative plural leps)

  1. (male or female) ape
  2. (male or female) monkey

DeclensionEdit

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