This Latin entry contains reconstructed terms and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Latin Edit

Etymology Edit

From *levius (light) +‎ -ārius (adjective-forming suffix).

Pronunciation Edit

Adjective Edit

*leviārium (plural *leviāriōs, nominative singular *leviārius, nominative plural *leviāriī, feminine *leviāria, feminine plural *leviāriās) (Proto-Gallo-Romance)

  1. light (in weight)

Reconstruction notes Edit

Attested in French from ca. 1100 (Song of Roland)[1] and Catalan from ca. 1280 (Fèlix o Llibre de meravelles).[2]

Descendants Edit

References Edit

  1. ^ léger”, in Trésor de la langue française informatisé [Digitized Treasury of the French Language], 2012.
  2. ^ “lleuger” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.