lett

See also: Lett

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EnglishEdit

VerbEdit

lett

  1. Archaic form of let (for first person singular, and first, second and third person plural present)
    • 1754, Walter Goodall, An Examination of the Letters, Said to be written by Mary Queen of Scots, to James Earl of Bothwell: Also An Inquiry into the Murder of Kind Henry. Vol. II, Edinburgh, p.323 (The Quenes Majesty to the Lord Wardens of the marches, for assistance of the Erle of Murray):
      We grete you well. Wheras the Erle of Murray, and uther Noblemen and Gentlemen of Scotland, came into this our realme, upon our request, and by our saife conduct for their entry and departure, we lett you know, that we have licensed him, and them all, with their traynes, to returne into Scotland, there to continue in their former estates.

See alsoEdit

  • lettest (second person singular present)
  • letteth (third person singular present)

EstonianEdit

NounEdit

lett ‎(genitive [please provide], partitive [please provide])

  1. counter

DeclensionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.


HungarianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

past participle of lesz

VerbEdit

lett

  1. became

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowing from German Lette, from the Medieval Latin lettus ‎(Latvian).

AdjectiveEdit

lett (not comparable)

  1. Latvian (of or pertaining to Latvia, its people or language)

NounEdit

lett ‎(plural lettek)

  1. Latvian (person)
  2. (singular only) Latvian (language)
Derived termsEdit

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse léttr, from Proto-Germanic *linhtaz, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁lengʷʰ-.

AdjectiveEdit

lett ‎(neuter singular lett, definite singular and plural lette, comparative lettere, indefinite superlative lettest, definite superlative letteste)

  1. easy (requiring little skill or effort)
  2. light (not heavy)
  3. (as an adverb) easily, lightly
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

lett

  1. past participle of leite
  2. past participle of lete
  3. imperative of lette

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse léttr

AdjectiveEdit

lett ‎(neuter singular lett, definite singular and plural lette, comparative lettare, indefinite superlative lettast, definite superlative lettaste)

  1. easy
  2. light (not heavy)

ReferencesEdit


SwedishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

lett

  1. absolute indefinite neuter form of led.

NounEdit

lett c

  1. Latvian, person from Latvia

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of lett 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative lett letten letter letterna
Genitive letts lettens letters letternas

VerbEdit

lett

  1. supine of leda.
  2. supine of le.
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