See also: Lete, léte, Letè, létě, lè tè, and лете

CzechEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lete

  1. vocative singular of let

LatvianEdit

NounEdit

lete f (5th declension)

  1. counter (in shop)
  2. bar (in refreshment room)

DeclensionEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse leita

VerbEdit

lete (imperative let, present tense leter, simple past lette, past participle lett)

  1. to look (etter / for)
  2. to search (etter / for)

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From the adjective lat.

  • (noun): From Old Norse leti f.
  • (verb): An umlauted factitive, possibly influenced by the noun.

NounEdit

lete f (definite singular leta, uncountable)

  1. laziness
    Synonym: latskap

VerbEdit

lete (present tense letar, past tense leta, past participle leta, passive infinitive letast, present participle letande, imperative let)

  1. (reflexive) to laze

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse lita.

VerbEdit

lete (present tense letar, past tense leta, past participle leta, passive infinitive letast, present participle letande, imperative let)

  1. (transitive) to colour
    Synonyms: farge, fargelegge
Alternative formsEdit
  • leta (a- and split infinitives)
  • léte, léta (alternative spelling with either infinitives)
  • lita (obsolete spelling (Aasen))
Related termsEdit
  • let m (colour)

ReferencesEdit

AnagramsEdit


SlovakEdit

NounEdit

lete

  1. locative singular of leto

SwahiliEdit

VerbEdit

lete

  1. imperative singular of -leta

VepsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Akin to Karelian lieto (sand), Finnish liete (silt, sludge).

NounEdit

lete

  1. sand