A notable person within a specific field or discipline.
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.
From Middle English light, liht, leoht, from Old English lēoht, from Proto-West Germanic *leuht, from Proto-Germanic *leuhtą, from Proto-Indo-European *lewktom, from the root *lewk-.
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 ("beam of light"), Armenian լույս ("light"), Ancient Greek λευκός ("white"), and Persian رُخش.
From Middle English lighten, lihten, from Old English līhtan, lȳhtan, lēohtan, from Proto-Germanic *liuhtijaną, from *leuhtą + *-janą. Cognate with German leuchten.
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 Saterland Frisian ljoacht ("light"), Dutch licht, German licht.
From Old English lēoht, līht, from Proto-West Germanic *lį̄ht, from Proto-Germanic *linhtaz or *līhtaz, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁lengʷʰ- ("light").
Cognate with Dutch licht, German leicht, Swedish lätt, Norwegian lett, Albanian lehtë, Latin levis, Russian лёгкий, Lithuanian lengvas, Sanskrit लघु.
Old English līhtan
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