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Old English

Etymology

Proto-Germanic *latjan, from *lato- (late). Cognate with Old Frisian letta, Old Saxon lettian (Dutch letten), Old High German lezzan, Old Norse letja, Gothic 𐌻𐌰𐍄𐌾𐌰𐌽.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈletːɑn/

Verb

lettan

  1. to hinder, obstruct

Conjugation

Class 1 weak
present singular plural
1st person lette lettaþ
2nd person letest
3rd person leteþ
subjunctive lette letten
preterite singular plural
1st person lette letton
2nd person lettest
3rd person lette
subjunctive lette letten
imperative singular plural
lete lettaþ
participle present past
lettende (ġe)leted


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