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EnglishEdit

NounEdit

lys

  1. plural of ly

AnagramsEdit


AfrikaansEdit

NounEdit

lys (plural lyste, diminutive lysie)

  1. list, record

AlbanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

A variant of lis.

VerbEdit

lys (first-person singular past tense lysa, participle lysur)

  1. to pour
Derived termsEdit
Related termsEdit

DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse ljóss, from Proto-Germanic *leuhsaz.

AdjectiveEdit

lys

  1. light
  2. bright
  3. fair, blond
  4. cheerful, sunny
InflectionEdit
Inflection of lys
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular lys lysere lysest2
Neuter singular lyst lysere lysest2
Plural lyse lysere lysest2
Definite attributive1 lyse lysere lyseste
1) When an adjective is applied predicatively to something definite, the corresponding "indefinite" form is used.
2) The "indefinite" superlatives may not be used attributively.

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse ljós

NounEdit

lys n (singular definite lyset, plural indefinite lys)

  1. light
  2. candle
InflectionEdit
See alsoEdit

FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lys m (plural lys)

  1. lily

Further readingEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse ljóss, Proto-Germanic *leuhsaz.

AdjectiveEdit

lys (neuter singular lyst, definite singular and plural lyse, comparative lysere, indefinite superlative lysest, definite superlative lyseste)

  1. light (not dark)
  2. (hair) fair, blonde
  3. (skin) fair
  4. bright (e.g. person)
    en lys idéa bright idea

AdverbEdit

lys

  1. light (in colour)
    lys blålight blue
    (blå being an adjective; however it can also be written as a compound: lyseblå)

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse ljós.

NounEdit

lys n (definite singular lyset, indefinite plural lys, definite plural lysa or lysene)

  1. (uncountable) light
    se dagens lyssee the light of day (be born, begin to exist)
  2. (countable) a light
  3. levende lys, stearinlysa candle
Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

 
Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

From Old Norse ljós.

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

lys n (definite singular lyset, indefinite plural lys, definite plural lysa)

  1. (uncountable) light
  2. (countable) a light

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse ljóss.

Alternative formsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

lys (masculine and feminine lys, neuter lyst, definite singular and plural lyse, comparative lysare, indefinite superlative lysast, definite superlative lysaste)

  1. bright
    Det er vorte lyst nok ute no.
    It's gotten bright enough outside now.
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

VerbEdit

lys

  1. imperative of lysa

ReferencesEdit


SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

lys

  1. imperative of lysa.

WelshEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lys

  1. Soft mutation of llys.

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
llys lys unchanged unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.