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leoht

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Happiness is a matter of one's most ordinary everyday mode of consciousness being busy and lively and unconcerned with self. To be damned is for one's ordinary everyday mode of consciousness to be unremitting agonizing preoccupation with self.
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Old English

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /leːoxt/

Etymology 1

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

Adjective

lēoht

  1. light (of little weight)

Etymology 2

Proto-Germanic *leuhtom, from Proto-Indo-European *leuktom, from *leuk- (shine, be white). Cognate with Old Frisian liacht, Old Saxon lioht (Dutch licht), Old High German lioht (German Licht).

Noun

lēoht n.

  1. light
Declension
Singular Plural
nominative lēoht lēohtu
accusative lēoht lēohtu
genitive lēohtes lēohta
dative lēohte lēohtum


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