Dictionary noun *legh- legen belegen Beleg


the proof, the evidence
(It's the object or item that is the proof, not the concept of a proof.)
How useful: coming soon
the receipt, the slip
(A written document that certifies or proves something, usually about money.)
How useful: coming soon


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Word Family

Root: *legh-

The core idea of this root was:

laying, lying down

of course the verbs to lay and to lie belong here, but the root is also the origin of law, lair, ledger, allay and low.  And of lager, which is essentially a German word that means storage.

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