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

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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

FinnishEdit

PronunciationEdit

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

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

GermanEdit

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

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.

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ItalianEdit

VerbEdit

lese f pl

  1. feminine plural of leso

AdjectiveEdit

lese

  1. Feminine plural of adjective leso.

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse lesa

VerbEdit

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

  1. to read

Derived termsEdit

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

VerbEdit

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

  1. alternative form of lesa
  2. past participle of lesa and lese

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

PiedmonteseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin legere, present active infinitive of legō.

VerbEdit

lese

  1. to read

PortugueseEdit