Reconstruction:Latin/levius

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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.

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Alteration of Latin levis, with the same meaning. Developed the sense of 'cork' in Gallo-Romance, though the sense of 'light' survives in Gascon. Other branches of Romance retain the sense of 'light'.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): (Proto-Romance) /ˈlɛβʲʊs/
  • IPA(key): (Proto-Gallo-Romance) /ˈlɛβdʒos/

AdjectiveEdit

*levius (feminine *levia, neuter *levium); first/second-declension adjective

  1. light (in weight)

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