See also: lesté

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

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VerbEdit

leste

  1. singular past indicative and subjunctive of lessen

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

AdjectiveEdit

leste (plural lestes)

  1. agile; nimble
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

leste

  1. inflection of lester:
    1. first/third-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. second-person singular imperative

Further readingEdit


GalicianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French l'est, from Old English ēast.

NounEdit

leste m (plural lestes)

  1. (uncountable) east (cardinal direction)
  2. (uncountable) the eastern portion of a territory or region
  3. (countable) an eastern; a wind blowing from the east

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HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

les +‎ -te

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈlɛʃtɛ]
  • Hyphenation: les‧te

VerbEdit

leste

  1. third-person singular indicative past definite of les

Usage notesEdit

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


ItalianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

leste f

  1. feminine plural of lesto

AnagramsEdit


Middle EnglishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

leste

  1. last; final
    • 14th Century, Chaucer, The Canterbury Tales, The Knight's Tale
      The brighte swerdes wenten to and fro
      So hidously þat with þe leste strook
      That it semeþ þat it wolde felle an ook

NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

AdjectiveEdit

leste m or f

  1. (Jersey) nimble

Norwegian BokmålEdit

VerbEdit

leste

  1. simple past of lese

AnagramsEdit


PortugueseEdit

 
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Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from French l'est (the east).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

leste m (plural lestes)

  1. east (compass point)
    Synonym: este

Coordinate termsEdit

noroeste norte nordeste
oeste
poente
ocidente
  leste
este
nascente
sudoeste sul sudeste


Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

leste

  1. second-person singular (tu) preterite indicative of ler
Alternative formsEdit