leid- / Indo-European roots

Examples of words with the root leid-: allude, collude, delude, elude, illusion, interlude, ludic, ludicrous, prelude, prolusion.

leid-

To play, jest.

Suffixed o-grade form *loid-o-. ludic, ludicrous; allude, collude, delude, elude, illusion, interlude, prelude, prolusion from Latin lūdus, game, play, and lūdere, to play (but both words may possibly be from Etruscan).

[Pokorny leid- 666.]



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