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EtymologyEdit

Proto-Germanic *blīwą (light, glad), from Proto-Indo-European *bhlī- (light, pleasant, nice (of weather)). Akin to Old Frisian blī, blie "colour, hue, complexion" (North Frisian bläy "colour"), Old Saxon blī (colour, hue, complexion), Old English blīþe (glad).

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NounEdit

blēo n

  1. colour, hue
  2. complexion

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