lihtan

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Old English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *liuhtijaną, from the Proto-Indo-European *lewk-(to shine, bright, to see). Cognate with Old High German liuhten (German leuchten).

Verb[edit]

līhtan

  1. to light; to illuminate
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *linhtijaną.

Verb[edit]

līhtan

  1. to descend
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