I wish to de-grade ye all... Let's "elev-ate" together...!!! elevate (v.) late 15c., "to raise above the usual position," from Latin elevatus, past participle of elevare "lift up, raise," figuratively, "to lighten, alleviate," from ex "out" (see ex-) + levare "lighten, raise," from levis "light" in weight (from PIE root *legwh- "not heavy, having little weight"). Sense of "raise in rank or status" is from c. 1500. Moral or intellectual sense is from 1620s. Related: Elevated (which also was old slang for "drunk"); elevating. _____________________ *legwh- Proto-Indo-European root meaning "not heavy, having little weight." It forms all or part of: alleviate; alleviation; alto-rilievo; carnival; elevate; elevation; elevator; leaven; legerdemain; leprechaun; Levant; levator; levee; lever; levity; levy (v.) "to raise or collect;" light (adj.1) "not heavy, having little weight;" lighter (n.1) "type of barge used in unloading;" lung; relevance; relevant; releve; relief; relieve. It is the hypothetical source of/evidence for its existence is provided by: Sanskrit laghuh "quick, small;" Greek elakhys "small," elaphros "light;" Latin levare "to raise," levis "light in weight, not heavy;" Old Church Slavonic liguku, Russian lëgkij, Polish lekki, Lithuanian lengvas "light in weight;" Old Irish lu "small," laigiu "smaller, worse;" Gothic leihts, Old English leoht "not heavy, light in weight." allay alleviate alleviation alto-rilievo carnival elevate elevation elevator leaven legerdemain leprechaun levant levari facias levator levee lever levity levy light lighter lungre levance relevant releve relief relieve _____________________ leg... MINE! We each must conduct our own muscular contractions to do so... So; Get up!!!
Posted by El Hotepsekhemwy Pero at 2020-11-21 21:44:39 UTC