noun, plural leis.
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noun, plural lei [ley] /leɪ/.
Origin of leu
Example sentences from the Web for lei
Lei Huazhen is a handsome woman and unusually tall for an inhabitant of Sichuan.
If not for its political angles, the Lei exposé is hardly the most eye-catching of Chinese sex scandals.
Lei, 54, is now under investigation for allegedly giving profitable construction deals to both his mistress and his brother.
For while eager looters in the neighborhood were watching, so were Bobby Green, Lei Yuille, Terri Barnett, and Titus Murphy.Bob Tur, the L.A. Riots’ Eye in the Sky, on Reginald Denny & More|Matthew DeLuca|April 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST
La prego credere che io sono ora, e per tutta la mia vita sarò, a Lei legato di affezione, divozione e rispetto.Diversions in Sicily|H. Festing Jones
O Laka, make beautiful the lei; inspire the dancers when they stand before the assembly.Unwritten Literature of Hawaii|Nathaniel Bright Emerson
Investment in agriculture has been rising steadily, reaching an annual volume of almost 13 billion lei in 1970.Area Handbook for Romania|Eugene K. Keefe, Donald W. Bernier, Lyle E. Brenneman, William Giloane, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
He used the familiar "tu," instead of the "Lei" he had always addressed her with heretofore.Ragna|Anna Miller Costantini
I leave with you as tokens of my sovereign will my niho palaoa (whale's tooth), and my lei.Northern California, Oregon, and the Sandwich Islands|Charles Nordhoff