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leer

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English

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

Origin uncertain; perhaps derived from Etymology 2, below.

Verb

Infinitive
to leer

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to leer (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (intransitive) To look sideways or obliquely; now especially with sexual desire or malicious intent.
Translations

Noun

Singular
leer

Plural
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leer ({{{1}}})
  1. A sly or lecherous look.
Translations

Etymology 2

Old English hlēor.

Noun

Singular
leer

Plural
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leer ({{{1}}})
  1. (obsolete) The cheek.
  2. (obsolete) The face; one's appearance, countenance.

Anagrams


Dutch

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Pronunciation

Noun

leer n. (Plural: leren, diminutive: leertje)

  1. leather

Synonyms

Noun

leer f. (Plural: leren, diminutive: leertje)

  1. teachings

Verb form

leer

  1. 1st person singular present of leren, to learn
  2. imperative of leren, to learn

Estonian

Noun

leer

  1. camp

German

Etymology

Old High German lāri

Adjective

leer

  1. empty

Norwegian

Verb

leer

  1. Present tense of lee

Spanish

Etymology

[[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:es:Template:lang:la derivations]] legere, present active infinitive of lego.

Verb

leer

  1. to read
    Quiero leer el periódico.
    I want to read the newspaper.

Conjugation


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