Meanings

1.
long, length
(Notable English members of this family are "long" and the Latin based family around "long-" with words like "longitude" or "elongate".)
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Word Family

Root: *del-

The core idea of this root was:

long, length

The root got extended to *dlong- and the d slowly disappeared. The original sense is still very much at the center today, as you can see in offspring like long, length, longitude or elongate.

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