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British English: /ˈlʌɪtli/
American English: /ˈlaɪtli/

Translation of lightly in German:


  • 1
    (not heavily) leicht
    sleep lightly
    einen leichten Schlaf haben
    fall lightly
    sacht fallen
    touch lightly on a topic
    ein Thema kurz streifen
  • 3
    (without serious consideration) leichtfertig
  • 4
    (cheerfully, deprecatingly) leichthin
    not treat something lightly
    etwas nicht auf die leichte Schulter nehmen
    take something lightly
    etwas nicht [so] ernst nehmen
  • 6get off lightly
    (not receive heavy penalty) glimpflich davonkommen
    let somebody off lightly
    (not inflict heavy penalty) jemanden mit Nachsicht behandeln

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