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See also Lei, lēi, léi, lěi, and lèi

English

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Pronunciation

Homophones

Noun

Singular
lei

Plural
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  1. A garland of flowers in Hawaii.

Translations

Noun

lei

  1. Plural form of leu.

Campidanese Sardinian

Etymology

From Spanish ley.

Noun

lei

  1. law

Dutch

Pronunciation

Noun

lei n. (no plural, no diminutive)

  1. slate (material)

lei m. and f. (plural en, diminutive tje)

  1. slate (object)

Derived terms

Verb

lei

  1. (archaic) First-person singular indicative simple past form of leggen.
  2. (archaic) Second-person singular indicative simple past form of leggen.
  3. (archaic) Third-person singular indicative simple past form of leggen.

Italian

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:it:Template:lang:la derivations]] illa.

Pronoun

lei (plural loro)

  1. she
  2. her

Synonyms


Lojban

Cmavo

lei

  1. short for lu'o le; a mass composed of

Mandarin

Pinyin

lei (form of lei0 or lei5)

  1. : final particle

Pinyin syllable

lei

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

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.


Portuguese

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:pt:Template:lang:la derivations]] lex.

Noun

lei

  1. law

Romanian

Pronunciation

Noun

lei m. pl.

  1. Plural form of leu.
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Scots

Verb

tae lei (third-person singular simple present leis, present participle leiin, simple past leid, past participle leid)

Infinitive
tae lei

Third person singular
leis

Simple past
leid

Past participle
leid

Present participle
leiin

  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To tell a lie.
    Deh lei ti is!
tae lei (third-person singular simple present leis, present participle leiin, simple past lay, past participle laid)

Infinitive
tae lei

Third person singular
leis

Simple past
lay

Past participle
laid

Present participle
leiin

  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To lie (down).
    Div ee wa’i lei doon?

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