lesa

See also: lésa

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FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse lesa, from Proto-Germanic *lesaną.

VerbEdit

lesa ‎(third person singular past indicative las, third person plural past indicative lósu, supine lisið)

  1. to read
  2. to pray
  3. to study (university)

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IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse lesa, from Proto-Germanic *lesaną.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

lesa ‎(strong verb, third-person singular past indicative las, third-person plural past indicative lásu, supine lesið)

  1. (transitive, intransitive, with accusative) to read
    Ég er að lesa bók um forritun.
    I'm reading a book on programming.
    Þá var bréfið lesið upphátt fyrir allan bekkinn.
    The letter was then read aloud in front of the entire class.
  2. (transitive, intransitive, with accusative) to study
  3. (transitive, with accusative) to gather, pick (usually berries, etc.)

ConjugationEdit


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ItalianEdit

ParticipleEdit

lesa

  1. feminine singular of leso

AdjectiveEdit

lesa

  1. feminine singular of leso

AnagramsEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse lesa.

VerbEdit

lesa ‎(present tense les, past tense las, past participle lese, passive infinitive lesast, present participle lesande, imperative les)

  1. read
    Har du lese boka?
    Have you read the book?

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Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *lesaną. The sense “read” is derived from West Germanic (Old Saxon or Old High German), calquing Latin legō ‎(gather, read); for reading the Germanic runes, which were in use before the adoption of the Latin alphabet, the usual verb had been ráða (same as English read).

VerbEdit

lesa

  1. to gather, pick
  2. to read

DescendantsEdit


PapiamentuEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Dutch lezen.

VerbEdit

lesa

  1. To read.

PortugueseEdit

Serbo-CroatianEdit

NounEdit

lesa f

  1. (Kajkavian) a large gate (to the house, yard, city etc.)

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SpanishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

lesa

  1. feminine singular of leso
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