See also: Lez, lež, leź, leż, łez, łeż, and lez-

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Clipping of lesbian.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /lɛz/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛz

NounEdit

lez (plural lezzes)

  1. (slang, sometimes vulgar) Lesbian.

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AlbanianEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From fuller and dialectal lemzë, diminutive in - ~ ëz of dialectal lem (birth; rise), deverbative of lej (to give birth); the original meaning would have been ‘birthmark’.[1]

NounEdit

lez m (indefinite plural lezë, definite singular lezi, definite plural lezët)

  1. facial mole
  2. (medicine) wart
  3. (medicine) tumor
  4. (dialectal) mark, spot, pimple, birthmark

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998) , “lez”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Cologne: Brill, →ISBN, page 220

CzechEdit

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lez

  1. second-person singular imperative of lézt

FrenchEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Old French lez, from Late Latin latus (next to, beside), from Latin lātus (side).

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PrepositionEdit

lez

  1. (obsolete) next to, near (still used in some place names)
    Saint-André-lez-Lille est une ville proche de Lille.
    Saint-André-lez-Lille is a town near Lille.

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Old FrenchEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin lātus.

NounEdit

lez m (oblique plural lez, nominative singular lez, nominative plural lez)

  1. side

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DescendantsEdit

  • French: lès, lez