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Etymology of the English word leaving

the English word leaving
derived from the English word leave
derived from the English word leaven
derived from the Old French word levain
derived from the Vulgar Latin word levamen (alleviation, solace)
derived from the Latin word levare (to raise; alleviate; make smooth, polish; lift, raise, hold up; lighten, lessen, relieve; undo, take off; release)
derived from the Classical Latin word levis (light, thin, trivial; smooth; slippery, polished)
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *legʷh-
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *lei-
derived from the English word leaf
derived from the Proto-Germanic root *laubaz
derived from the Old French word ultimately
derived from the Latin word lutum (mud, dirt, clay; weld, plant giving yellow dye; the dye)
derived from the Vulgar Latin word levamen (alleviation, solace)
derived from the Latin word levare (to raise; alleviate; make smooth, polish; lift, raise, hold up; lighten, lessen, relieve; undo, take off; release)
derived from the Classical Latin word levis (light, thin, trivial; smooth; slippery, polished)
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *legʷh-
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *lei-
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *leip-
derived from the Proto-Germanic root *laibijan
using the English suffix -ing

Usage

Word found in Modern English



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