See also: Liger

EnglishEdit

 
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A liger.
 
Five ligers lying down.

EtymologyEdit

Blend of lion +‎ tiger[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

liger (plural ligers)

  1. An animal born to a male lion and a tigress.

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See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • liger at OneLook Dictionary Search
  1. ^ Olga Kornienko, Grinin L, Ilyin I, Herrmann P, Korotayev A (2016), “Social and Economic Background of Blending”, in Globalistics and Globalization Studies: Global Transformations and Global Future[1], Uchitel Publishing House, →ISBN, pages 220–225

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LatinEdit

VerbEdit

liger

  1. first-person singular present passive subjunctive of ligō

RomanschEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Vulgar Latin *leviārius, from Classical Latin levis (light; not heavy). Compare French léger.

AdjectiveEdit

liger m (feminine singular ligera, masculine plural ligers, feminine plural ligeras)

  1. (Puter, Vallader) light (of weight)
  2. (Puter, Vallader) easy
SynonymsEdit
  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Surmiran) lev
  • (Sutsilvan) leav
  • (Vallader) leiv

Etymology 2Edit

From Latin legō, legere.

VerbEdit

liger

  1. (Sutsilvan, Surmiran) to read
Alternative formsEdit
  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Vallader) leger
  • (Puter) ler

Zoogocho ZapotecEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish ligero.

AdjectiveEdit

liger

  1. light (not heavy)
  2. swift, quick-acting (of a person)

AdverbEdit

liger

  1. quick

ReferencesEdit

  • Long C., Rebecca; Cruz M., Sofronio (2000) Diccionario zapoteco de San Bartolomé Zoogocho, Oaxaca (Serie de vocabularios y diccionarios indígenas “Mariano Silva y Aceves”; 38)‎[2] (in Spanish), second electronic edition, Coyoacán, D.F.: Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, A.C., page 249