légua

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French[edit]

Verb[edit]

légua

  1. third-person singular past historic of léguer

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Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin leuca, leuga (the Gaulish mile), from Gaulish[1], from Proto-Celtic *lewgā (compare Middle Breton leau, Welsh lew, lev, leo (league)).[2]

Noun[edit]

légua f (plural léguas)

  1. league (the distance a person can walk in an hour, used as a unit of measurement)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Blažek, Václav (2008), “Gaulish Language”, in Studia minora Facultatis philosophicae Universitatis Brunensis, issue 13, Sborníku prací filozofické fakulty brněnské univerzity, page 49
  2. ^ University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies (2004) English–Proto-Celtic Word-list with attested comparanda