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DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /lɛtə/, [ˈlɛd̥ə]

Etymology 1Edit

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NounEdit

lette c (singular definite letten, plural indefinite letter)

  1. Lett, Latvian (a person from Latvia or of Latvian descent)
InflectionEdit
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From let (light) +‎ -e. Cognate with Middle Low German lichten.

VerbEdit

lette (imperative let, infinitive at lette, present tense letter, past tense lettede, perfect tense er/har lettet)

  1. lighten
  2. relieve
  3. facilitate
  4. ease
  5. lift
  6. take off
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

See let (light, easy, mild, slight).

AdjectiveEdit

lette

  1. inflection of let:
    1. definite singular
    2. plural

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

VerbEdit

lette

  1. singular past indicative and subjunctive of letten
  2. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of letten

AnagramsEdit


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Corruption of laide.

AdjectiveEdit

lette (plural lettes)

  1. (Canada, slang) ugly
    Je te défends de dire que tu es lette.

InterlingueEdit

NounEdit

lette

  1. bed

ItalianEdit

NounEdit

lette f

  1. plural of letta

VerbEdit

lette

  1. Feminine plural past participle of leggere.

Middle DutchEdit

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Etymology 1Edit

AdjectiveEdit

lette

  1. definite singular of lett
  2. plural of lett

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse létta

VerbEdit

lette (imperative lett, present tense letter, passive lettes, simple past and past participle letta or lettet, present participle lettende)

  1. to ease, relieve, lessen, lighten
  2. (of a plane, bird) to take off
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

lette

  1. simple past of leite
  2. simple past of lete

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

AdjectiveEdit

lette

  1. definite singular of lett
  2. plural of lett

TarantinoEdit

NounEdit

lette

  1. bed