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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *lasiwą (weakness, vice), from Proto-Germanic *lasiwaz (weak, unreliable, false), from Proto-Indo-European *leh₁s- (weak, slack, limp). Akin to Old English lyswen (corrupt, purulent), Old English lēas (false, lax), Old Norse lasinn (limpy, weak), Old Norse las in lasmeyr (wretched, frail).

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NounEdit

lysu n

  1. an evil deed

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AdjectiveEdit

lysu

  1. evil; base, corrupt
  2. false

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