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Words with the Root Legal in It

To define a legal term, enter a word or phrase below. Something legitimate is legal, lawful or genuine. The words for “law” in the general sense usually etymologically mean “what is right” and are often associated with adjectives for “right” (even often figurative uses of words for “right”, “right”, “true”, “appropriate” or “use, custom”). These are Greek nomos (as in numismatics); French straight, Spanish derecho, from Latin directus; Polish prawo, Russian pravo (from Old Ecclesiastical Slavic pravŭ “right”, in girl languages “right”); also Old Norse rettr, Old English riht, Dutch law, German law (see right (Adj.1)). The Indo-European words for “a law” most often come from verbs for “fix, place, fix, pose”, such as Greek thesmos (from tithemi “to fix, to place”), Old English dom (from PIE *dhe- “to fix, place, fix”), Lithuanian įstatyme (from statyti “to stand, erect, erect”), Polish ustawa (from stać “to stand”). Compare also the Old English gesetnes (above), statute, from the Latin statuere; German law “one law, one statute”, from the Old High German gisatzida “one determination, one determination, one evaluation”, with sezzen (new German ensemble) “sit, together, fix”. When something is done legally, it follows the rules of law. If a couple has received a marriage certificate and a ceremony has been performed by a judge, they are legally married. a person with specialized training who assists Old English lawyers lagu (plural laga, combination of lah-) “regulation, rule prescribed by authority, regulation; district subject to the same laws; sometimes also “law, legal privilege”, from Old Norse *lagu “law”, collective plural of lag “layer, measure, blow”, literally “something fixed, what is fixed or fixed”. The meaning of “legally permitted” dates back to the 1640s.

Related: Legal. Not etymologically related to the law (n.), s. v. The usual form of Old French was leial, loial (see leal, loyal). Legal tender “which the creditor is legally obliged to accept” dates back to 1740 (see invitation to tender (No. 2)). A statutory holiday (1867) is a statutory or proclamation holiday during which government business is generally suspended. Mid-15th century.

“belonging to or belonging to the law”, from the Old French legal “legal” (14c.) or directly from the Latin legalis “belonging to the law”, from lex (genitive legis) “a decree; a command, a regulation, a principle, a rule; formal proposal of law, motion, bill; a contract, an agreement, an invention. This is probably related to the casual “collect”, from the root PIE *leg- (1) “collect, collect”, where the derivatives mean “to speak (“select words”)”. Perhaps the name comes from the verb on the term “a collection of rules”, but de Vaan seems to imply that evolution is reversed: this is reconstructed to come from the Proto-Germanic *lagam “to fix, to pose” (from the root PIE *legh- “to lie down, to lie”). The modern word is therefore a twin of the laity (No. 2) as “that which is fixed or fixed”. Something that is legal is legal or has to do with the law. It is more common for Indo-European languages to use different words for “a particular law” and for “law” in the general sense of “institution or body of law”, e.g. Latin lex “a law”, ius “a right”, especially “legal law, law”. Illegality due to violation of a legal law When you act legally, you obey the law. If you`re driving a car, legally turning right at a red light usually means using your turn signal and stopping to make sure the road is clear. When an American woman reaches the age of twenty-one, she is legally considered an adult – in other words, the law says it is the age of adulthood.

The Latin root of legal is legalis, “belonging to the law”, lex or “law”. Lawfulness based on authorization or in accordance with the law. Legislation can be either a law or the act of making laws. To make laws, bills, etc. or enter into force by legislation. A style that uses the abstruse technical vocabulary of law in physics “a sentence expressing the regular order of things” of the 1660s. Law and order have been coupled since 1796. The establishment of the law (1752) is pleonastic (the “law” in the illustration is the biblical law established from the pulpit). Bad laws made it possible to support the poor at the expense of the state; State laws limited excesses in clothing, food, or luxury.

A privilege is a right or freedom for people to do something, such as vote or drive. Rare in Old English, it replaced the more common ae and also gesetnes, which were also etymologically “somewhat placed or fixed”. Someone who is faithful to another person helps him and is faithful to him for a long time.

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