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LIGHT LIGHTNING LIGHTNING ROD
~ LIGHT  BRIGHT  ILLUMINATING           sug>   LIT
^u       also OF LITTLE WEIGHT          sug>  FLIGHT
     LINKED WITH CONCEPTS OF DAY        sug> DELIGHT
     DAYLIGHT  HEAVEN  SKY  and  WHITE  sug>  ELITE
     also note LIGHTEN as in EASE       see>  FLEET
     also TO GIVE BIRTH or DELIVER      sug>   LITTER
     sp  LUZ     see> BIRTH LUXURY      sug>   LUMEN
     lat LUX
     see> myth> LUCINA or EILEITHYIA
     note LIGHT leads to a cascade including ideas in
          ENLIGHT  BRIGHT  LUCIA  LUCIUS  LUCY  LUCIFER
     LUCID  LUCUBRATION  LUMINARY  LUNA  LUNACY  LUNATIC
     ILLUMINATE ILLUSTRATE  LUX  LUXURY  ILLUSTRIOUS
     LEUKEMIA  LYNX
     lat LUX LUCIS   = LIGHT
         LUCERE        SHINE SHIMMER
     gr    LEUKOS      SHINING LIGHT or WHITE
     skt   ROSIS       TO SHINE
     ukr   ROSIA       RUSSIAS
           ROZUM       WISDOM
     sp    LUZ         LIGHT
           LUSTRE      LUSTER GLEAM  SHINE
         ILUSTRE       ILLUSTRIOUS    sug> ILLUSTRATE
          LUCIFER      THE MORNING STAR
     biol> LUCIFERIN   A GLOWING FLUORESCENT COMPOUND
                       FOUND IN "LIGHT BUGS"
     eng   LUCID       CLEAR as in ELUCIDATE  sug> LUCINA
     sp    LUMEN       LIGHT
          ALUMBRAR    ILLUMINATE
     med  ALUMBRAMIENTO   BIRTH
     lat   LUCUBRARE  HARD WORK     sug> ELUCUBRATE
                      as work by a CANDLE LIGHT
           LUCUBRUM   DIFFICULT
                      COMPLEX
                      NOT CLEAR
                      LUCUBRATE
     sp    ELUCUBRAR  LABORIOUS ELABORATION
     biol> LUCID      RATIONAL    sug> LUCY
     lat   LUSCINIA   NIGHTINGALE
     myth> LUCINA     GODDESS RELATED TO BIRTH or DELIVERY of
                      BABIES TO LIGHT
     lat   LUX        LIGHT  also LIFE  GLITTER  EYE  SEASON
     sc>              also
                      A UNIT TO MEASURE LIGHT INTENSITY
     lat   LUCIS      endearment " MY LIGHT "  MY EYE
           LUCERNA    LAMP  CANDLE      note LUCERNE a Swiss city
           LUCIO      BRIGHT  CLEAR  LUCID  SANE  BRIGHT
           LUSCIOSUS  DIM SIGHTED  MOON EYED
           LUXURIA    EXCESS IN PLEASURE   LUSH  LAVISH
     maxim>           | LUXURY BLINDS |
           LUSCUS     BLIND OF ONE EYE
           LUSOR      DECEIVER  ILLUSION
           LUSTRO     PURIFY  ENCOMPASS  SURVEY  sug> ILLUSTRATE
          ALUCINARI   LACKING LIGHT
  sp       LUCIDO     CLEAR  RATIONAL  LUCID
           LUZ        LIGHT and
  sp      ALUCINACION HALLUCINATION  DELUSION or
  med>   DELIRIOUS    DERANGED  INSANE
  med>  DAR A LUZ     in sp TO GIVE BIRTH
                      DELIVER
                      TO GIVE LIGHT
  eng   LUNATIC       ABSURD  from
  lat   LUNA        = MOON
  med>  LUNACY        implies MENTAL INSANITY
                      as if SUFFERING FROM A DIMMED MENTAL LIGHT
  ukr   MISACZ        MOON   or MONTH
  sp    MES           MONTH
        LUSTRAR       TO POLISH  GLITTER GLEAM SHINE
                      sug> MOONSHINE for ALCOHOL
  ukr   LUSTRO        MIRROR  LUSTER  GLOSS
  sp   ILUSTRAR       CLARIFY  DEPICT  ILLUSTRATE
       ILUSTRE        EDUCATED NOTABLE ILLUSTRIOUS
  lat   LUSTRICUS     RELATED TO NAMING OF NEONATES
                      BOYS WERE NAMED THE 9th DAY
  hx>                 FOR CHRISTIANS  THE DAY BEFORE THE
                      DAY OF PURIFICATION and NAMING OF NEWBORNS
  sp    LUSTRO        A PERIOD OF FIVE YEARS
  lat   LUSTRICUS     PURIFICATION RITES DONE EVERY 5TH YEAR
        LUCERE        TO SHINE perhaps
        LUXUS         EXCESSIVE INDULGENCE
        LUXATED       DISLOCATED
  ply>                | LUXURY DISLOCATES |
  gr    LEUKOS       BRIGHT BRILLIANT WHITE
  med>               LEUKEMIA or EXCESS OF WHITE BLOOD CELLS or
                     LEUKOCYTE  note LEUKOMA = WHITE SPOT
  ukr  SVITLO        LIGHT
       SVIT          WORLD
  ply>               | VISIBLE UNIVERSE IS INDIVISIBLE |
       SVIATO        FEST  HOLIDAY
      SVIATYJ        SAINT
      SONCZE         SUN
      SON            DREAM
      DEN            DAY   sug> DAYLIGHT  DELIGHT
  sp  DIA            DAY
      DEIDAD         DEITY
  ukr DIATY          TO DO or TO ACT
      DIACH          DOER or BENEFACTOR or LEADER
      NEBO           HEAVEN  SKY
      NEBESO         HEAVEN
  sp  NUBE           CLOUD
      CIELO NUBE     SKY
  myth> IN CLASSIC MYTHOLOGY APOLLO IS THE GOD OF LIGHT
        and APOLLO IS LINKED WITH PHAROS HELIOS LIKOS or LYKOS
  ETHER GLAUKE DYNAMENE AUREOLA AURORA DIA
  HEMERA CHARA GLAUKE LENTIGO
  THE SLAVIC BELIEF WAS THAT LIFE ON EARTH WAS A
  REFLECTION FROM THE LIFE IN THE HEAVENS AND THE
  CONTEMPLATION OF THE SKY AND ITS CLOUDS AND STARS
  EVOKED IMAGES AND THOUGHTS FOR HUMANS TO EMULATE AND
  THAT THE SKY DOES FORECAST EARTHLY EVENTS as in HOROSCOPE
  " READING THE STARS " REMAINS PART OF MANY CULTURES
  SLAVS BELIEVED THE HEAVENS TO BE COMPOSED OF
  SEVEN LAYERS or VRUSHNIK = term also denoting TOWEL
  THE LOW SKY WAS HELD BY THE MOON AND STARS
  THE POINT WHERE THE SKY TOUCHED EARTH WAS KNOWN AS
  KRAISVET OR KRAIZEMYA to denote THE CONFINES OF THE WORLD
  in ukr KRAI = COUNTRY or A CUT OF SOMETHING
  BULGARIAN FOLKLORE INCLUDES A TRADITION ABOUT
  JANUARY 6TH OR EPIPHANY DAY WHEN
  THE SKY OPENS AND ALL WISHES BECOME REALIZED
  THE ORIGIN OF THESE TERMS IS COMPLEX AND QUITE TELLING
  bulg VRUSHNIK    = TOWEL also
        RUKH         SURGE  RUSH  MOVEMENT as in
  ukr   RUSHNIK      HAND TOWEL from
        RUCH         MOVEMENT MOTION and
        RUKA         HAND or MOTION MAKER
        RUSCHAI      TO TOUCH
          SVIT       WORLD or UNIVERSE
       PROSVITA      TO SEE THROUGH as in X-RAY or X RAY
          SVITLO     LIGHT or LIGHTED
          SVIDOK     WITNESS as if ENLIGHTENED or CONSCIOUS
          SVIATO     HOLIDAY  FEST
          SVIATYJ    SAINT
          SVIDOM     AWARE CONSCIOUS
          SVIDOMIST  CONSCIENCE
         OSVITA      ENLIGHTENMENT as in EDUCATION or CULTURE
  bulg KRAISVET      HORIZON
           SVET      LIGHT or WORLD
  ukr  KRAI          COUNTRY as in TO CUT A PIECE
       KRAIZEMYA     idem
       KRAI          COUNTRY or TO CUT
           ZEMYA     LAND EARTH  as in COUNTRY or
           ZEMLA     EARTH
               ply> | YOUR COUNTRY IS YOUR SPOT UNDER THE SUN |
~ LIGHTNING    FULGURATION   BLUSH   BLAZE      see> LIGHT
               TO BECOME BRIGHT WITH LIGHT as during
     ATMOSPHERIC DISCHARGE OF ELECTRIC ENERGY or
     vern in sp RAYO = RAY
     myth> FULGORA   see>  FUGENT  FULGOR
           LIGHTENING OCCURS IN CONJUNCTION WITH
     DISMAL ATMOSPHERIC CONDITIONS
     sp  BRUMA  = OVERCAST
        ABRUMADO  WORRIED  BURDENED
     gr  BRONTO   THUNDER
                  biol> BRONTOSAURUS MADE THUNDEROUS SOUNDS
~ LIGHTNING ROD   hx> BENJAMIN FRANKLIN <see
                      in a 1767 report about the
  " IRON POINT " or THE LIGHTNING ROD STATED
  " ... A METHOD {now used in America} OF SECURING BUILDINGS AND
  PERSONS FROM ITS MISCHIEVOUS EFFECTS ...
  EXPERIMENTS MADE IN ELECTRICITY FIRST GAVE PHILOSOPHERS A
  SUSPICION THAT THE MATTER OF LIGHTNING WAS
  THE SAME ELECTRIC MATTER ...
  EXPERIMENTS AFTERWARD MADE ON LIGHTNING
  OBTAINED FROM THE CLOUDS ... PROVED THIS SUSPICION ...
  THE LIGHT ... WE CALL LIGHTNING
  AND SOUND THE SOUND PRODUCED AT THE SAME TIME
  THOUGH GENERALLY ARRIVING LATER AT OUR EARS ... THUNDER ...
  AN IRON ROD BEING PLACED ON THE OUTSIDE OF A BUILDING
  FROM THE HIGHEST PART CONTINUED DOWN INTO THE MOIST EARTH
  ... WILL RECEIVE THE LIGHTNING ... SO AS TO PREVENT ITS
  STRIKING ANY OTHER PART AND ... PREVENT ITS DAMAGING ... "
  from pp 210 [73]        

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