See also: leśe, lèse, lèsè, lésé, lëse, lěśe, and -lese

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English lesen, leosen, from Old English *lēosan (found in belēosan, forlēosan, etc.), from Proto-Germanic *leusaną (to lose), from Proto-Indo-European *lewHs- (to cut; sever; loose; lose).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

lese (third-person singular simple present leses, present participle lesing, simple past and past participle lesed)

  1. (obsolete) To lose.
  2. (obsolete) To destroy.
  3. (obsolete) To forsake or abandon.

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CzechEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lese

  1. vocative singular of les
  2. locative singular of les

EstonianEdit

NounEdit

lese

  1. genitive singular of lesk

FinnishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈleseˣ/, [ˈle̞s̠e̞(ʔ)]
  • Rhymes: -ese
  • Syllabification: le‧se

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

lese

  1. (chiefly used in plural) bran (outside layer of a grain when separated from the grain)
Usage notesEdit

When it still covers the grain, lese is called (jyvän) kuori.

DeclensionEdit
Inflection of lese (Kotus type 48/hame, no gradation)
nominative lese leseet
genitive leseen leseiden
leseitten
partitive lesettä leseitä
illative leseeseen leseisiin
leseihin
singular plural
nominative lese leseet
accusative nom. lese leseet
gen. leseen
genitive leseen leseiden
leseitten
partitive lesettä leseitä
inessive leseessä leseissä
elative leseestä leseistä
illative leseeseen leseisiin
leseihin
adessive leseellä leseillä
ablative leseeltä leseiltä
allative leseelle leseille
essive leseenä leseinä
translative leseeksi leseiksi
instructive lesein
abessive leseettä leseittä
comitative leseineen
Possessive forms of lese (type hame)
possessor singular plural
1st person leseeni leseemme
2nd person leseesi leseenne
3rd person leseensä

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

lese

  1. Indicative present connegative form of lestä.
  2. Second-person singular imperative present form of lestä.
  3. Second-person singular imperative present connegative form of lestä.

GalicianEdit

VerbEdit

lese

  1. first-person singular preterite subjunctive of ler
  2. third-person singular preterite subjunctive of ler

GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

lese

  1. first-person singular present indicative of lesen
  2. first-person singular present subjunctive of lesen
  3. third-person singular present subjunctive of lesen

HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

les +‎ -e (possessive suffix)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ ˈlɛʃɛ]
  • Hyphenation: le‧se

NounEdit

lese

  1. third-person singular (single possession) possessive of les

DeclensionEdit

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative lese
accusative lesét
dative lesének
instrumental lesével
causal-final leséért
translative lesévé
terminative leséig
essive-formal leseként
essive-modal leséül
inessive lesében
superessive lesén
adessive lesénél
illative lesébe
sublative lesére
allative leséhez
elative leséből
delative leséről
ablative lesétől
non-attributive
possessive - singular
leséé
non-attributive
possessive - plural
lesééi

HunsrikEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German lesen, from Old High German lesan, from Proto-Germanic *lesaną (to gather), from Proto-Indo-European *les- (to gather).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

lese

  1. to read
    Ich lese gern.
    I like to read.
    Sie lesd en Buch.
    She reads a book.
    Das is net so geles.
    This is not read like that.

InflectionEdit

Further readingEdit


ItalianEdit

VerbEdit

lese f pl

  1. feminine plural of leso

AdjectiveEdit

lese

  1. Feminine plural of adjective leso.

AnagramsEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse lesa

VerbEdit

lese (imperative les, present tense leser, simple past leste, past participle lest)

  1. to read
    Hva leser du?
    What are you reading?

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

ParticipleEdit

lese

  1. neuter of lesen

VerbEdit

lese (present tense les, past tense las, supine lese, past participle lesen, present participle lesande, imperative les)

  1. alternative form of lesa

Derived termsEdit

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Pennsylvania GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare German lesen, Dutch lezen, English lease.

VerbEdit

lese

  1. to read
  2. to pick up


ConjugationEdit


PiedmonteseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin legō.

VerbEdit

lese

  1. to read

PortugueseEdit

VerbEdit

lese

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of lesar
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of lesar
  3. first-person singular imperative of lesar
  4. third-person singular imperative of lesar