Lesa
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Lesa
See also: lésa

Catalan

Adjective

lesa

  1. feminine singular of les

Czech

Pronunciation

Noun

lesa

  1. genitive singular of les

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Faroese

Etymology

From Old Norse lesa, from Proto-Germanic *lesan?.

Verb

lesa (third person singular past indicative las, third person plural past indicative lósu, supine lisið)

  1. to read
  2. to pray
  3. to study (university)

Conjugation


Icelandic

Etymology

From Old Norse lesa, from Proto-Germanic *lesan?.

Pronunciation

Verb

lesa (strong verb, third-person singular past indicative las, third-person plural past indicative lásu, supine lesið)

  1. (transitive, intransitive, with accusative) to read
    Ég er að lesa bók um forritun.
    I'm reading a book on programming.
    Þá var bréfið lesið upphátt fyrir allan bekkinn.
    The letter was then read aloud in front of the entire class.
  2. (transitive, intransitive, with accusative) to study
  3. (transitive, with accusative) to gather, pick (usually berries, etc.)

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Italian

Pronunciation

Participle

lesa f sg

  1. feminine singular of leso

Adjective

lesa

  1. Feminine singular of adjective leso.

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Norwegian Nynorsk

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Old Norse lesa.

Pronunciation

Verb

lesa (present tense les, past tense las, past participle lese, passive infinitive lesast, present participle lesande, imperative les)

  1. read
    Har du lese boka?
    Have you read the book?

References

  • "lesa" in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Old Norse

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *lesan?. The sense "read" is derived from West Germanic (Old Saxon or Old High German), a semantic loan of Latin leg? ("gather, read"); for reading the Germanic runes, which were in use before the adoption of the Latin alphabet, the usual verb had been ráða (same as English read).

Verb

lesa

  1. to gather, pick
  2. to read

Descendants

  • Icelandic: lesa
  • Faroese: lesa
  • Norwegian: lese
  • Danish: læse
  • Swedish: läsa

Papiamentu

Etymology

From Dutch lezen.

Verb

lesa

  1. to read

Derived terms


Portuguese

Verb

lesa

  1. third-person singular present indicative of lesar
  2. second-person singular imperative of lesar

Serbo-Croatian

Noun

lesa f (Cyrillic spelling ?)

  1. (Kajkavian) a large gate (to the house, yard, city etc.)
    Synonym: kàpija

Spanish

Pronunciation

Adjective

lesa

  1. Feminine singular of adjective leso.

Swazi

Etymology

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronoun

lesa

  1. that over there, yonder; class 7 remote demonstrative.

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