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licht

Syllabification: licht
Pronunciation: /liKHt
 
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Definition of licht in English:

noun adjective, & verb

Scottish variant of light1, light2.
Example sentences
  • Like Northern English, Scots prefers the order He turned oot the licht to He turned the light out and Gie me it to Give it me.
  • Aye, an the one says to the other, ‘Will thee pit oot thee fire til I get mine lichted.’
  • I had to come awa’ after he began, and I could see from the house the kirk lichted up, and oh, I wearied sair for them to come hame!

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