lig-

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Latin verb ligāre, "to bind", "to tie together".

Prefix[edit]

  1. Denoting binding.

Derived terms[edit]

Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Proto-Germanic *laugi- ‎(flame), from Proto-Indo-European *leuk- ‎(light, brightness)

Prefix[edit]

līġ-

  1. Prefix denoting fire or flame, fiery
    līġbǣre "flaming"
    līġcwalu "fiery torment"
    līġdraca "fiery dragon"
    līġræscetung "lightning"
    līġȳþ "wave of fire"