English to Afrikaans Meaning :: light

lig
Light :
lig
- ligverligligstebeligtingliggies
 

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Noun(1) (physics(2) any device serving as a source of illumination(3) a particular perspective or aspect of a situation(4) the quality of being luminous; emitting or reflecting light(5) an illuminated area(6) a condition of spiritual awareness; divine illumination(7) the visual effect of illumination on objects or scenes as created in pictures(8) a person regarded very fondly(9) having abundant light or illumination(10) mental understanding as an enlightening experience(11) merriment expressed by a brightness or gleam or animation of countenance(12) public awareness(13) a divine presence believed by Quakers to enlighten and guide the soul(14) a visual warning signal(15) a device for lighting or igniting fuel or charges or fires
Verb(1) make lighter or brighter(2) begin to smoke(3) to come to rest, settle(4) cause to start burning; subject to fire or great heat(5) fall to somebody by assignment or lot(6) alight from (a horse(7) start or maintain a fire in
Adjective(1) of comparatively little physical weight or density(2) (used of color(3) of the military or industry; using (or being(4) not great in degree or quantity or number(5) psychologically light; especially free from sadness or troubles(6) characterized by or emitting light(7) (used of vowels or syllables(8) easily assimilated in the alimentary canal; not rich or heavily seasoned(9) (used of soil(10) (of sound or color(11) moving easily and quickly; nimble(12) demanding little effort; not burdensome(13) of little intensity or power or force(14) (physics, chemistry(15) weak and likely to lose consciousness(16) very thin and insubstantial
Adverb(1) with few burdens

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(1) Typically, she received a very light sentence, soon revised downward.(2) Abbey drifted off, the warm sun and gently rippling water lulling her into a light sleep.(3) The screen turned light purple and a single folder appeared in the middle of the screen.(4) they were looking for light entertainment(5) the light of love(6) His sentence had been relatively light , as she never accused him of violating her.(7) it's very light to carry(8) If you want the granny apple to hold slightly and maintain its shape, you can cook it gently in a light sugar syrup.(9) Well, that's a fairly light musing for the evening after much of my heavier writings on here.(10) I wanted to sleep a little longer, but the faint light of the sun had awakened me.(11) The thinly-sliced chicken had been poached in a light and delicate broth infused with lime leaf and coriander.(12) Don't take anything white or light coloured with you unless you are going on some luxury holiday somewhere.(13) the sack of rice was two kgs light(14) No rifle that is light enough to carry will penetrate brush nor should it be expected to.(15) At first she could walk for only six minutes on a treadmill, do four minutes on a rowing machine and lift a few light weights.(16) You move out of deep sleep and into light sleep several times during the night, resulting in poor sleep quality.
Related Words
(1) light bulb ::
gloeilamp
Synonyms
Adjective
1. bright ::
helder
2. light-colored ::
ligkleurige
3. fair ::
billike
4. easy to lift ::
maklik om op te hef
5. flimsy ::
swak
6. nimble ::
ratse
7. friable ::
bros
8. small ::
klein
9. easy ::
maklik
10. gentle ::
sagte
11. entertaining ::
vermaaklike
12. carefree ::
sorgvrye
13. unimportant ::
onbelangrik
14. dizzy ::
duiselig
15. idle ::
idle
16. clear ::
duidelik
17. short ::
kort
19. lite ::
Lite
20. abstemious ::
nugter
23. weak ::
swak
24. wakeful ::
wakker
Adverb
25. lightly ::
liggies
Noun
26. illumination ::
verligting
27. lamp ::
lamp
28. match ::
wedstryd
29. daylight ::
daglig
30. aspect ::
aspek
31. understanding ::
begrip
32. expert ::
kenner
33. lighting ::
beligting
34. visible light ::
sigbare lig
35. spark ::
vonk
36. lightness ::
lig
37. light source ::
Ligbron
39. inner light ::
innerlike lig
Verb
41. set alight ::
aan die brand gesteek
42. get off ::
klim af
43. illume ::
illume
44. ignite ::
aansteek
45. alight ::
aan die brand gesteek
46. fire up ::
brand
47. fall ::
val
Antonyms
1. nobody ::
niemand
Different Forms
light, lighted, lightest, lighting, lightly, lightness, lightship, lightships
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