Wt/sco/lief

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Adverb: Compare German Script error: The function "template_l_term" does not exist., Dutch Script error: The function "template_l_term" does not exist.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(No language code specified.): /liːf/

Adjective[edit]

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  1. Template:Wt/sco/Archaic beloved, dear, agreeable
  2. Template:Wt/sco/Archaic willing

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Adverb[edit]

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  1. Template:Wt/sco/Archaic Readily, willingly.
    • 1869, RD Blackmoore, Lorna Doone, II:
      these great masters of the art, who would far liefer see us little ones practice it, than themselves engage [...].

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Dutch[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

lief (comparative liever, superlative Wt/sco/liefst)

  1. nice, sweet
  2. beloved

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Wt/sco/lief
uninflected Wt/sco/lief
inflected lieve
comparative liever
positive comparative superlative
Wt/sco/predicative/Wt/sco/adverbial Wt/sco/lief liever het Wt/sco/Wt/sco/liefst
het Wt/sco/Wt/sco/liefste
Wt/sco/indefinite m./f. sing. lieve lievere Wt/sco/liefste
n. sing. Wt/sco/lief liever Wt/sco/liefste
Wt/sco/plural lieve lievere Wt/sco/liefste
Wt/sco/definite lieve lievere Wt/sco/liefste
Wt/sco/partitive Wt/sco/liefs lievers

Noun[edit]

lief ? (plural liefje, diminutive [please provide])

  1. one's beloved in a romantic relationship, i.e. a boyfriend or girlfriend

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German[edit]

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Verb[edit]

lief

  1. Past of laufen ‘to walk

Scots[edit]

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  • (contracted) Script error: The function "template_l_term" does not exist.

Etymology[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

Wt/sco/lief (comparative liefer, superlative liefest)

  1. dear, beloved