leudh- / Indo-European roots

Examples of words with the root leudh-: deliver, landsleit, liberal, liberate, libero, libertine, liberty, livery.

leudh-

To mount up, grow.

Oldest form *h1leudh-.
1. Basic form *leudh-. landsleit from Old High German liut, person, people, from Germanic *liud-i-.
2. Suffixed form *leudh-ero-. liberal, liberate, libero, libertine, liberty, livery; deliver from Latin līber, free (the precise semantic development is obscure).

[Pokorny 1. leudh- 684.]



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