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カテゴリ内のどのENGLISH - ALTERNATIVE FORMS
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English - Alternative Forms

* lite (informal); lyght, lyghte (obsolete) * licht (Scotland)

カテゴリ内のどのENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* enPR: līt, IPA(key): /laɪt/ * Rhymes: -aɪt * Homophone: lite

  • enPR: līt, IPA(key): /laɪt/
  • Rhymes: -aɪt
  • Homophone: lite

カテゴリ内のどのENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 1
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English - Etymology 1

From Middle English _light_, _liht_, _leoht_, from Old English _lēoht_ (“light, daylight; power of vision; luminary; world”), from Proto-Germanic _*leuhtą_ (“light”), from Proto-Indo-European _*lewktom_, from the root _*lewk-_ (“light”). Cognate with Scots _licht_ (“light”), West Frisian _ljocht_ (“light”), Dutch _licht_ (“light”), Low German _licht_ (“light”), German _Licht_ (“light”). Related also to Swedish _ljus_ (“light”), Icelandic _ljós_ (“light”), Latin _lūx_ (“light”), Russian _луч_ (luč, “beam of light”), Armenian _լույս_ (luys, “light”). NOUN Wikipedia LIGHT (_plural_ LIGHTS) * (uncountable) The natural medium emanating from the Sun and other very hot sources (now recognised as electromagnetic radiation with a wavelength of 400-750 nm), within which vision is possible. _As you can see, this spacious dining-room gets a lot of LIGHT in the mornings._ * A source of illumination. _Put that LIGHT out!_ * Spiritual or mental illumination; enlightenment, useful information. _Can you throw any LIGHT on this problem?_ * Shakespeare He shall never know / That I had any LIGHT of this from thee. * (in the plural, now rare) Facts; pieces of information; ideas, concepts. * 1621, Robert Burton, _The Anatomy of Melancholy_, Book I, New York 2001, page 166: Now these notions are twofold, actions or habits […], which are durable LIGHTS and notions, which we may use when we will. * A notable person within a specific field or discipline. _Picasso was one of the leading LIGHTS of the cubist movement._ * Tennyson Joan of Arc, a LIGHT of ancient France * (painting) The manner in which the light strikes a picture; that part of a picture which represents those objects upon which the light is supposed to fall; the more illuminated part of a landscape or other scene; opposed to _shade_. * A point of view, or aspect from which a concept, person or thing is regarded. _I'm really seeing you in a different LIGHT today._ _Magoon's governorship in Cuba was viewed in a negative LIGHT by many Cuban historians for years thereafter._ * South Frequent consideration of a thing […] shows it in its several LIGHTS and various ways of appearance. * A flame or something used to create fire. _Hey, buddy, you got a LIGHT?_ * A firework made by filling a case with a substance which burns brilliantly with a white or coloured flame. _a Bengal LIGHT_ * A window, or space for a window in architecture. _This facade has eight south-facing LIGHTs._ * The series of squares reserved for the answer to a crossword clue. _The average length of a LIGHT on a 15×15 grid is 7 or 8._ * (informal) A cross-light in a double acrostic or triple acrostic. * Open view; a visible state or condition; public observation; publicity. * Shakespeare The duke yet would have dark deeds darkly answered; he would never bring them to LIGHT. * The power of perception by vision. * Bible, Psalms xxxviii. 10 My strength faileth me; as for the LIGHT of my eyes, it also is gone from me. * The brightness of the eye or eyes. * Shakespeare He seemed to find his way without his eyes; / For out o'door he went without their helps, / And, to the last, bended their LIGHT on me. * A traffic light, or, by extension, an intersection controlled by one. _To get to our house, turn right at the third LIGHT._ SYNONYMS * (electromagnetic wave perceived by the eye): visible light DERIVED TERMS TRANSLATIONS

From Middle English light, liht, leoht, from Old English lēoht (light, daylight; power of vision; luminary; world), from Proto-Germanic *leuhtą (light), from Proto-Indo-European *lewktom, from the root *lewk- (light). Cognate with Scots licht (light), West Frisian ljocht (light), Dutch licht (light), Low German licht (light), German Licht (light). Related also to Swedish ljus (light), Icelandic ljós (light), Latin lūx (light), Russian луч (luč, beam of light), Armenian լույս (luys, light).

Noun

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light (plural lights)

  1. (uncountable) The natural medium emanating from the Sun and other very hot sources (now recognised as electromagnetic radiation with a wavelength of 400-750 nm), within which vision is possible.
    As you can see, this spacious dining-room gets a lot of light in the mornings.
  2. A source of illumination.
    Put that light out!
  3. Spiritual or mental illumination; enlightenment, useful information.
    Can you throw any light on this problem?
  4. (in the plural, now rare) Facts; pieces of information; ideas, concepts.
  5. A notable person within a specific field or discipline.
    Picasso was one of the leading lights of the cubist movement.
  6. (painting) The manner in which the light strikes a picture; that part of a picture which represents those objects upon which the light is supposed to fall; the more illuminated part of a landscape or other scene; opposed to shade.
  7. A point of view, or aspect from which a concept, person or thing is regarded.
    I'm really seeing you in a different light today.
    Magoon's governorship in Cuba was viewed in a negative light by many Cuban historians for years thereafter.
  8. A flame or something used to create fire.
    Hey, buddy, you got a light?
  9. A firework made by filling a case with a substance which burns brilliantly with a white or coloured flame.
    a Bengal light
  10. A window, or space for a window in architecture.
    This facade has eight south-facing lights.
  11. The series of squares reserved for the answer to a crossword clue.
    The average length of a light on a 15×15 grid is 7 or 8.
  12. (informal) A cross-light in a double acrostic or triple acrostic.
  13. Open view; a visible state or condition; public observation; publicity.
  14. The power of perception by vision.
  15. The brightness of the eye or eyes.
  16. A traffic light, or, by extension, an intersection controlled by one.
    To get to our house, turn right at the third light.
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カテゴリ内のどのENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 2
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English - Etymology 2

From Middle English _lighten_, _lihten_, from Old English _līhtan_, _lȳhtan_, _lēohtan_ (“to lighten, illuminate, give light, shine; grow light, dawn; light, kindle”). VERB LIGHT (_third-person singular simple present_ LIGHTS, _present participle_ LIGHTING, _simple past and past participle_ LIT _or_ LIGHTED) * (transitive) To start (a fire). _We LIT the fire to get some heat._ * (transitive) To set fire to; to set burning; to kindle. _She LIT her last match._ * Hakewill if a thousand candles be all LIGHTED from one * Addison Absence might cure it, or a second mistress / LIGHT up another flame, and put out this. * (transitive) To illuminate. _I used my torch to LIGHT the way home through the woods in the night._ * F. Harrison One hundred years ago, to have LIT this theatre as brilliantly as it is now LIGHTED would have cost, I suppose, fifty pounds. * Dryden The Sun has set, and Vesper, to supply / His absent beams, has LIGHTED up the sky. * (intransitive) To become ignited; to take fire. _This soggy match will not LIGHT._ * To attend or conduct with a light; to show the way to by means of a light. * Landor His bishops lead him forth, and LIGHT him on. SYNONYMS * (start (a fire)): ignite, kindle, conflagrate * (illuminate): illuminate, light up ANTONYMS * (start (a fire)): extinguish, put out, quench DERIVED TERMS * light someone's fire * light up * highlight TRANSLATIONS

From Middle English lighten, lihten, from Old English līhtan, lȳhtan, lēohtan (to lighten, illuminate, give light, shine; grow light, dawn; light, kindle).

Verb

light (third-person singular simple present lights, present participle lighting, simple past and past participle lit or lighted)

  1. (transitive) To start (a fire).
    We lit the fire to get some heat.
  2. (transitive) To set fire to; to set burning; to kindle.
    She lit her last match.
  3. (transitive) To illuminate.
    I used my torch to light the way home through the woods in the night.
  4. (intransitive) To become ignited; to take fire.
    This soggy match will not light.
  5. To attend or conduct with a light; to show the way to by means of a light.
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カテゴリ内のどのENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 3
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English - Etymology 3

From Middle English _light_, _liht_, _leoht_, from Old English _lēoht_ (“luminous, bright, light, clear, resplendent, renowned, beautiful”), from Proto-Germanic _*leuhtaz_ (“light”), from Proto-Indo-European _*lewk-_ (“light”). Cognate with Dutch _licht_, German _licht_. ADJECTIVE LIGHT (_comparative_ LIGHTER, _superlative_ LIGHTEST) * Having light. _The room is LIGHT when the Sun shines through the window._ * Pale in colour. _She had LIGHT skin._ * (of coffee) Served with extra milk or cream. _I like my coffee LIGHT._ SYNONYMS * (having light): bright * (pale in colour): pale * (coffee: served with extra milk or cream): white, with milk, with cream DERIVED TERMS * light-haired * light-skinned TRANSLATIONS

From Middle English light, liht, leoht, from Old English lēoht (luminous, bright, light, clear, resplendent, renowned, beautiful), from Proto-Germanic *leuhtaz (light), from Proto-Indo-European *lewk- (light). Cognate with Dutch licht, German licht.

Adjective

light (comparative lighter, superlative lightest)

  1. Having light.
    The room is light when the Sun shines through the window.
  2. Pale in colour.
    She had light skin.
  3. (of coffee) Served with extra milk or cream.
    I like my coffee light.
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  • light-haired
  • light-skinned
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カテゴリ内のどのENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 4
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English - Etymology 4

From Old English _lēoht_, from Proto-Germanic _*linhtaz_, from Proto-Indo-European _*h₁lengʷʰ-_ (“light”). Cognate with Dutch _licht_, German _leicht_, Swedish _lätt_, Norwegian _lett_, Albanian _lehtë_, Latin _levis_, Lithuanian _lengvas_, Sanskrit _लघु_ (laghu). ADJECTIVE LIGHT (_comparative_ LIGHTER, _superlative_ LIGHTEST) * Of low weight; not heavy. _My bag was much LIGHTER once I had dropped off the books._ * Addison These weights did not exert their natural gravity […] insomuch that I could not guess which was LIGHT or heavy whilst I held them in my hand. * Lightly-built; designed for speed or small loads. _We took a LIGHT aircraft down to the city._ * ​Gentle; having little force or momentum. _This artist clearly had a LIGHT, flowing touch._ * Easy to endure or perform. _LIGHT duties around the house_ * Dryden LIGHT sufferings give us leisure to complain. * Low in fat, calories, alcohol, salt, etc. _This LIGHT beer still gets you drunk if you have enough of it._ * Unimportant, trivial, having little value or significance. _I made some LIGHT comment, and we moved on._ * (rail transport, of a locomotive, usually with "run") travelling with no carriages, wagons attached * (obsolete) Unchaste, wanton. * 1590, Edmund Spenser, _The Faerie Queene_, I.i: Long after lay he musing at her mood, / Much grieu'd to thinke that gentle Dame so LIGHT, / For whose defence he was to shed his blood. * Shakespeare So do not you; for you are a LIGHT girl. * Shakespeare A LIGHT wife doth make a heavy husband. * Not heavily armed; armed with light weapons. _LIGHT troops; a troop of LIGHT horse_ * Not encumbered; unembarrassed; clear of impediments; hence, active; nimble; swift. * Francis Bacon Unmarried men are best friends, best masters […] but not always best subjects, for they are LIGHT to run away. * (dated) Easily influenced by trifling considerations; unsteady; unsettled; volatile. _a LIGHT, vain person; a LIGHT mind_ * Tillotson There is no greater argument of a LIGHT and inconsiderate person than profanely to scoff at religion. * Indulging in, or inclined to, levity; lacking dignity or solemnity; frivolous; airy. * Shakespeare Seneca can not be too heavy, nor Plautus too LIGHT. * Hawthorne specimens of New England humour laboriously LIGHT and lamentably mirthful * Not quite sound or normal; somewhat impaired or deranged; dizzy; giddy. * Shakespeare Are his wits safe? Is he not LIGHT of brain? * Not of the legal, standard, or usual weight; clipped; diminished. _LIGHT coin_ * Easily interrupted by stimulation. _LIGHT sleep,_ LIGHT anesthesia SYNONYMS * (of low weight): * (lightly-built): lightweight * (having little force or momentum): delicate, gentle, soft * (low in fat, calories, etc): lite, lo-cal (low in calories), low-alcohol (low in alcohol) * (having little value or significance): inconsequential, trivial, unimportant ANTONYMS * (of low weight): heavy, weighty * (lightly-built): cumbersome, heavyweight, massive * (having little force or momentum): forceful, heavy, strong * (low in fat, calories, etc): calorific (high in calories), fatty (high in fat), strong (high in alcohol) * (having little value or significance): crucial, important, weighty DERIVED TERMS * light as a feather * lightness TRANSLATIONS ADVERB LIGHT (_comparative_ LIGHTER, _superlative_ LIGHTEST) * Carrying little. _I prefer to travel light._ NOUN LIGHT (_plural_ LIGHTS) * (curling) A stone that is not thrown hard enough. VERB LIGHT (_third-person singular simple present_ LIGHTS, _present participle_ LIGHTING, _simple past and past participle_ LIGHTED) * (nautical) To unload a ship, or to jettison material to make it lighter * To lighten; to ease of a burden; to take off. * Spenser His mailèd habergeon she did undight, / And from his

From Old English lēoht, from Proto-Germanic *linhtaz, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁lengʷʰ- (light). Cognate with Dutch licht, German leicht, Swedish lätt, Norwegian lett, Albanian lehtë, Latin levis, Lithuanian lengvas, Sanskrit लघु (laghu).

Adjective

light (comparative lighter, superlative lightest)

  1. Of low weight; not heavy.
    My bag was much lighter once I had dropped off the books.
  2. Lightly-built; designed for speed or small loads.
    We took a light aircraft down to the city.
  3. ​Gentle; having little force or momentum.
    This artist clearly had a light, flowing touch.
  4. Easy to endure or perform.
    light duties around the house
  5. Low in fat, calories, alcohol, salt, etc.
    This light beer still gets you drunk if you have enough of it.
  6. Unimportant, trivial, having little value or significance.
    I made some light comment, and we moved on.
  7. (rail transport, of a locomotive, usually with "run") travelling with no carriages, wagons attached
  8. (obsolete) Unchaste, wanton.
  9. Not heavily armed; armed with light weapons.
    light troops; a troop of light horse
  10. Not encumbered; unembarrassed; clear of impediments; hence, active; nimble; swift.
  11. (dated) Easily influenced by trifling considerations; unsteady; unsettled; volatile.
    a light, vain person; a light mind
  12. Indulging in, or inclined to, levity; lacking dignity or solemnity; frivolous; airy.
  13. Not quite sound or normal; somewhat impaired or deranged; dizzy; giddy.
  14. Not of the legal, standard, or usual weight; clipped; diminished.
    light coin
  15. Easily interrupted by stimulation.
    light sleep, light anesthesia
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Adverb

light (comparative lighter, superlative lightest)

  1. Carrying little.
    I prefer to travel light.

Noun

light (plural lights)

  1. (curling) A stone that is not thrown hard enough.

Verb

light (third-person singular simple present lights, present participle lighting, simple past and past participle lighted)

  1. (nautical) To unload a ship, or to jettison material to make it lighter
  2. To lighten; to ease of a burden; to take off.

English - Etymology 5

Old English _līhtan_ VERB LIGHT (_third-person singular simple present_ LIGHTS, _present participle_ LIGHTING, _simple past and past participle_ LIT _or_ LIGHTED) * To find by chance. _I LIT upon a rare book in a second-hand bookseller's._ * (archaic) To alight. _She fell out of the window but luckily LIT on her feet._ SYNONYMS * (find by chance): chance upon, come upon, find, happen upon, hit upon * (alight): alight, land DERIVED TERMS * light into * light out TRANSLATIONS STATISTICS

Old English līhtan

Verb

light (third-person singular simple present lights, present participle lighting, simple past and past participle lit or lighted)

  1. To find by chance.
    I lit upon a rare book in a second-hand bookseller's.
  2. (archaic) To alight.
    She fell out of the window but luckily lit on her feet.
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カテゴリ内のどのPORTUGUESE - ADJECTIVE
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Portuguese - Adjective

LIGHT (_plural_ LIGHT, _comparable_) * light (low in fat, calories, alcohol, salt, etc.) SYNONYMS * leve

light (plural light, comparable)

  1. light (low in fat, calories, alcohol, salt, etc.)

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カテゴリ内のどのSPANISH - ETYMOLOGY
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Spanish - Etymology

From English _light_.

From English light.

カテゴリ内のどのSPANISH - PRONUNCIATION
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Spanish - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /la̠it/

  • IPA(key): /la̠it/

カテゴリ内のどのSPANISH - ADJECTIVE
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Spanish - Adjective

LIGHT m, f (_plural_ LIGHT) * light (low in fat, calories, salt, alcohol, etc.) * (of cigarettes) light (low in tar, nicotine and other noxious chemicals) * (by extension) Lacking substance or seriousness; lite. USAGE NOTES * As a foreign term with unassimilated spelling and pronunciation, _light_ is usually rendered in italics in formal contexts or published writings.

light m, f (plural light)

  1. light (low in fat, calories, salt, alcohol, etc.)
  2. (of cigarettes) light (low in tar, nicotine and other noxious chemicals)
  3. (by extension) Lacking substance or seriousness; lite.

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カテゴリ内のどのSPANISH - REFERENCES
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Spanish - References

* "light" in _Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima segunda edición_ (_Dictionary of the Spanish Language, Twenty-Second Edition_), Real Academia Española (Royal Spanish Academy), 2001.


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