leoht

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Old English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Proto-Germanic *linhtaz. Cognate with Old Frisian liucht, Dutch licht, Old High German lihti (German leicht), Old Norse léttr (Swedish lätt).

Adjective[edit]

lēoht

  1. light (of little weight)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *leuhtą, from Proto-Indo-European *lewktom, from Proto-Indo-European *lewk- (shine, be white). Cognate with Old Frisian liacht, Old Saxon lioht (Low Saxon Licht), Dutch licht, Old High German lioht (German Licht).

Noun[edit]

lēoht n

  1. light (illumination)
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