liichten

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German liuhtian, from Proto-Germanic *liuhtijaną. Cognate with German leuchten, Dutch lichten, English light.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

liichten ‎(third-person singular present liicht, past participle geliicht, auxiliary verb hunn)

  1. to shine
    • Luxembourgish translation of Matthew 17:2:
      Virun hiren Ae gouf hie verwandelt: Säi Gesiicht huet geliicht ewéi d'Sonn, an seng Kleeder goufe wäiss ewéi d'Liicht.
      Before their eyes he was transformed: His face shone like the sun, and his clothes became white like the light.

Conjugation[edit]

Regular
infinitive liichten
participle geliicht
auxiliary hunn
present
indicative
imperative
1st singular liichten
2nd singular liichts liicht
3rd singular liicht
1st plural liichten
2nd plural liicht liicht
3rd plural liichten
(n) or (nn) indicates the Eifeler Regel.

Derived terms[edit]