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Len

Len

See also: len, leń, lén, lèn, lên, lɛn, and l'en

English

Proper noun

Len

  1. A diminutive of the male given name Leonard.

len

len

See also: Len, leń, lén, lèn, lên, lɛn, and l'en

Czech

Noun

len m

  1. flax (plant or fiber)

Declension

Derived terms

  • lněný m

References

  1. "len" in Václav Machek, Etymologický slovník jazyka českého, second edition, Academia, 1968
  2. len in Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, electronic version, Leda, 2007

Danish

Etymology

From late Old Norse lén, from Middle Low German len.

Noun

len n (singular definite lenet, plural indefinite len)

  1. fief, entailed estate

Inflection


Friulian

Etymology

From Latin lignum.

Noun

len m (plural lens)

  1. wood

Related terms


Galician

Verb

len

  1. third-person plural present indicative of ler

Hungarian

Etymology

From a Slavic language, compare Czech len (flax)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈlɛn]
  • Hyphenation: len

Noun

len (plural lenek)

  1. flax

Declension

Inflection (stem in -e-, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative len lenek
accusative lent leneket
dative lennek leneknek
instrumental lennel lenekkel
causal-final lenért lenekért
translative lenné lenekké
terminative lenig lenekig
essive-formal lenként lenekként
essive-modal
inessive lenben lenekben
superessive lenen leneken
adessive lennél leneknél
illative lenbe lenekbe
sublative lenre lenekre
allative lenhez lenekhez
elative lenből lenekből
delative lenről lenekről
ablative lentől lenektől
Possessive forms of len
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. lenem lenjeim
2nd person sing. lened lenjeid
3rd person sing. lenje lenjei
1st person plural lenünk lenjeink
2nd person plural lenetek lenjeitek
3rd person plural lenjük lenjeik

Derived terms


Irish

Preposition

len

  1. (dialectal) Alternative form of le

Usage notes

This form is found only before bhur (your pl) and is not part of the standard written language. In older texts, len bhur may also be spelled le nbhur.


Lojban

Rafsi

len

  1. rafsi of lenjo.

Norwegian Bokmål

Verb

len

  1. imperative of lene

Novial

Determiner

len

  1. his or her

Pronoun

len

  1. his or hers

Related terms


Polish

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *lьnъ, from Proto-Indo-European *lino-

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lɛn̪/

Noun

len m inan

  1. flax

Declension

Derived terms


Romani

Noun

len m

  1. river

Romansch

Alternative forms

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Puter, Vallader) lain
  • (Sursilvan, Surmiran) lenn

Etymology

From Latin lignum.

Noun

len m

  1. (Sutsilvan) wood

Slovene

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *lěnъ.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈléːn/, /ˈlɛ́n/
  • Tonal orthography: lẹ̑n, lȅn

Adjective

lén (comparative bòlj lén, superlative nàjbolj lén)

  1. lazy

Declension

This adjective needs an inflection-table template.

Derived terms

  • prelén

Swedish

Adjective

len (comparative lenare, superlative lenast)

  1. soft, smooth

Declension

Inflection of len
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular len lenare lenast
Neuter singular lent lenare lenast
Plural lena lenare lenast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 lene lenare lenaste
All lena lenare lenaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in an attributive role.

Synonyms


Vietnamese

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From French laine

Noun

len

  1. wool

Etymology 2

Verb

len

  1. to negotiate one's way through a mass, to creep through

Volapük

Preposition

len

  1. at, by, on

Welsh

Noun

len

  1. Soft mutation of llen.