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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈløːzə/
  • (file)

NounEdit

leuze f (plural leuzen, diminutive leusje n)

  1. motto
  2. watchword (rallying cry)

Usage notesEdit

  • In heraldry, the term "leuze" denotes a motto which goes above a shield, or on the border of the baldachin, whereas "wapenspreuk" goes under the shield, on a scroll.

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LimburgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

VerbEdit

leuze

  1. (Maastrichtian) to read