lhie

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Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish laigid, from Proto-Celtic *legeti, from Proto-Indo-European *legʰ-. Cognate with Gothic 𐌻𐌹𐌲𐌰𐌽 (ligan) and Old Church Slavonic лещи (lešti). Compare Scottish Gaelic laigh and Irish luigh.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

lhie (verbal noun lhie, past participle laiyt)

  1. lie (be in recumbent position)
  2. lay
  3. lean, light, land
  4. perch
  5. settle, recline, press upon
  6. stand to reason
    T'eh lhie rish resoonIt stands to reason.