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GalicianEdit

VerbEdit

lesen

  1. third-person plural preterite subjunctive of ler

GermanEdit

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

lesen (class 5 strong, third-person singular simple present liest, past tense las, past participle gelesen, past subjunctive läse, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive or intransitive) to read (look at and understand symbols, words, or data)
  2. to select and gather or harvest (things like grapes)

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German Low GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (western Low Prussian) lësen
  • (eastern Low Prussian) lëse

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *lesaną. Cognate with Dutch Low Saxon leazn, lezen; Plautdietsch läsen; German lesen; Dutch lezen.

VerbEdit

lesen (past singular lees, past participle leest or lesen, auxiliary verb hebben)

  1. (transitive or intransitive) to read
    Hest du de Daagbläder vunmorgen leest?
    Did you read the newspapers this morning?
  2. (rare, dated, transitive or intransitive) to gather up

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MalayEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from English licence

NounEdit

lesen (plural lesen-lesen)

  1. licence

Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch lesan, from Proto-Germanic *lesaną, from Proto-Indo-European *les- (to gather).

VerbEdit

lēsen

  1. to gather, to collect
  2. to read
  3. to read out loud (to an audience)

InflectionEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • lesen (II)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • lesen (II)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

NovialEdit

DeterminerEdit

lesen

  1. their

PronounEdit

lesen

  1. theirs

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