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Nowadays men cannot love seven night but they must have all their desires: that love may not endure by reason; for where they be soon accorded and hasty, heat soon it cooleth. Right so fareth love nowadays, soon hot soon cold: this is no stability. But the old love was not so.
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Note: The first letter is lowercase "L", not uppercase "I"

English

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
la

Plural
-

la (-)
  1. (music) A syllable used in solfège to represent the sixth note of a major scale.

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Asturian

Article

la f. sg. (masculine el, neuter lo, masculine plural los, feminine plural les)

  1. (definite) the

Usage notes

  • The article la contracts to l' before a word beginning with a or ha: l'asturiana (the Asturian), l'habitación (the habitation)

Catalan

Article

la f. sg.

  1. Feminine singular definite article; the

Pronoun

la f. sg.

  1. Accusative feminine singular pronoun before verb.

Chickasaw

Pronoun

la

  1. I (first-person singular pronoun)

Dutch

Pronunciation

Noun

la (plural la's, diminutive la'tje, diminutive plural la'tjes)

  1. la (music)
  2. drawer (short for lade)

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Esperanto

Etymology

From the French, Spanish, [[w:Template:lang:it language|Template:lang:it]][[Category:eo:Template:lang:it derivations]] and Catalan la.

Article

la

  1. the
    la librothe book
    la librojthe books

Finnish

Etymology

From lauantai.

Abbreviation

la

  1. lauantai (Saturday)

French

Pronunciation

Article

la f. sg.

  1. the (definite article)

Pronoun

la

  1. The feminine direct object pronoun.

Noun

la m. inv.

  1. (music) la

Hungarian

Pronunciation

Interjection

la

  1. (archaic) used in dialects at the end of an exclamatory sentence as an emphasis
    ott van la! - there it is!
  2. a syllable used when singing a tune without lyrics

Italian

Article

la f. sg. [[Category:Template:lang:it articles|la]]

  1. the

Pronoun

la [[Category:Template:lang:it pronouns|la]]

  1. her (direct object)
  2. it (feminine)
    ...una improvvisa timidezza però la immobilizza... (Pasolini) - ...a sudden timidity immobilized her though...

Noun

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la m. inv. [[Category:Template:lang:it nouns|la]]

  1. (music) la (musical note)
  2. (music) A (musical note and scale)

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Lingua Franca Nova

Etymology

From the French, Spanish, [[w:Template:lang:it language|Template:lang:it]][[Category:lfn:Template:lang:it derivations]] and Catalan la.

Article

la

  1. the
    la librothe book
    la librosthe books

Lojban

Particle

la (cmavo)

  1. Indicates that the following word is a cmene (proper noun).

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Mandarin

Pronunciation

Pinyin

la (form of la0 or la5)

  1. : final particle of assertion
  2. : split, tear, open
  3. :
  4. :
  5. : leg warmer

Pinyin syllable

la

  1. A transliteration of any of a number of Chinese characters properly represented as having one of four tones, , , , or .

Usage notes

English transcriptions of Chinese speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Chinese language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.


Romanian

Etymology

[[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:ro:Template:lang:la derivations]] illac.

Pronunciation

Preposition

la (+accusative)

  1. at

Sicilian

Article

la f. sg. (plural li)

  1. the
The Sicilian Definite Article
Masculine Feminine
Singular lu, û la, â
Plural li, î li, î

Spanish

Etymology

Old Spanish ela, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:es:Template:lang:la derivations]] illa.

Article

la f. sg.

  1. the

Pronoun

la

  1. Feminine form of it or that. (May be nominative or accusative)
  2. Impersonal neuter pronoun (accusative) in certain colloquial phrases: 'it', 'this'.
    Usage:
    • La sabe toda. - 'He/she knows everything (it all)'
    • ¡Donde la viste! - 'Where have you seen this!'
    Examples:

See also


Swedish

Alternative spellings

Verb

la

  1. Past tense of lägga.

Yatzachi Zapotec

Noun

la

  1. name

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