leigo

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese leigo, from Latin lāicus (lay; unconsecrated), from Ancient Greek λαϊκός (laïkós, of the people), from λαός (laós, the people).

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Noun[edit]

leigo m (plural leigos)

  1. layman (someone who is not an ordained cleric)
  2. layman (someone who is not a professional in a given field)

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  • (one who is not an ordained cleric): laico
  • (one who is not a professional): amador

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Adjective[edit]

leigo m (feminine leiga, masculine plural leigos, feminine plural leigas, not comparable)

  1. lay (not belonging to the clergy, but associated with them)
  2. non-religious (having no relation with religion)

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