leg-o'-mutton
adjective see leg-of-mutton

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  • leg — black·leg·gery; black·leg·ism; boot·leg·ger; col·leg·er; ec·leg·ma; en·leg·end·ed; hy·leg; jock·te·leg; leg·an·tine; leg; leg·a·tee; leg·ate·ship; leg·a·tine; leg·a·tive; leg·bar; leg·end·ar·i·ly; leg·end·ist; leg·end·ize; leg·end·ry;… …   English syllables

  • o — abi·o·log·i·cal; ab·o·li·tion; ab·o·li·tion·ary; ab·o·li·tion·dom; ab·o·li·tion·ism; ab·o·li·tion·ist; ab·o·li·tion·ize; ab·o·ma·sal; ab·o·ma·sum; ac·an·thol·o·gy; ac·an·thop·o·dous; acar·i·dol·o·gist; ac·a·ri·nol·o·gy; acar·i·o·sis;… …   English syllables

  • legʷh- —     legʷh     English meaning: light (adj.)     Deutsche Übersetzung: “leicht in Bewegung and Gewicht”, verbal ‘sich leicht, flink bewegen”     Note: nasalized lengʷh     Material: 1. O.Ind. laghu , ved. raghu “rash, hasty, light, small”, compar …   Proto-Indo-European etymological dictionary

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  • leg-1 —     leg 1     English meaning: to drip, ooze, flow out     Deutsche Übersetzung: “tröpfeln, sickern, zergehen”     Material: Arm. lič ‘swamp, marsh” (*lēgi̯ ü); O.Ir. legaim “löse mich auf, zergehe, schmelze”, fo llega “(die ink) running from”,… …   Proto-Indo-European etymological dictionary

  • leĝ- —     leĝ     English meaning: to gather     Deutsche Übersetzung: “zusammenlesen, sammeln”     Material: Gk. λέγω ‘sammle, lese together, zähle, rede, say”, καταλέγω “verzeichne”, συλλογή ‘sammlung”, ἐκλογή “Auswahl”, λόγος, λέξις “ discourse “,… …   Proto-Indo-European etymological dictionary

  • lēĝ h-2 : lǝĝ h- —     lēĝ h 2 : lǝĝ h     English meaning: to crawl on the ground; low     Deutsche Übersetzung: “am Boden kriechen, niedrig”     Material: O.Ice. lügr “low” (out of it Eng. low), M.H.G. lǣ ge “flat”, nd. lǟge “low”; Ltv. lę̂zns “flat”, lẽzêt …   Proto-Indo-European etymological dictionary

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