Lexeme – Details – PIE. *leǵ(h)-no-

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PIE. *leǵ(h)-no-
Script
IPA
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Note
Lat. lignum n. ‘wood’ < PItal. *legno- < PIE. *leǵ(h)-no-. "If derived from *leg- v. 'to collect', lignum must originally have indicated 'wood collected for firemaking', from the root *leg- v. 'to collect'... Ritter 2004 prefers to derive lignum from *legh- v. 'to lie', as 'stray wood'. " (MDV).
Michiel de Vaan. "lignum" in: Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages. Indo-European Etymological Dictionaries Online. Edited by Alexander Lubotsky. Brill, 2014. Brill Online. December 14, 2014. < http://iedo.brillonline.nl/dictionaries/lemma.html?id=13553 >

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Sources

Source
Robert Farren, PIE culture words collection, 2017
[Farren (2017)]
Location
APO1

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