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pliht

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To love one child and to love all children, whether living or dead—somewhere these two loves come together. To love a no-good but humble punk and to love an honest man who believes himself to be an honest man—somewhere these, too, come together.
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Old English

Etymology

From a noun-suffixed form of Proto-Germanic *pleg- (danger) (compare plēon). Cognate with Old Frisian plicht, Middle Dutch plicht (Dutch plicht (duty)), Old High German pflicht (German Pflicht (duty)).

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /pliçt/

Noun

pliht m.

  1. danger, risk

Declension

Singular Plural
nominative pliht plihtas
accusative pliht plihtas
genitive plihtes plihta
dative plihte plihtum


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