Elements Starting with L

usage
type
laar Dutch
Dutch word meaning "open spot in the forest".
laban לָבָן Ancient Hebrew
Hebrew word meaning "white".
lad Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "course, way".
lài 赖, 賴 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "rely".
laic Ancient Germanic
Germanic element meaning "play".
laineh Medieval Finnic
Finnic word meaning "wave".
lakci Medieval Finnic
Finnic word meaning "bay, cove".
lala लल Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "playing, caressing".
laleh لاله Ancient Persian
Persian word meaning "tulip".
laleo λαλέω Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "to talk".
lalita ललित Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "playful, charming, desirable".
lampo λάμπω Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "to shine".
lán 1 兰, 蘭 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "orchid, elegant".
lán 2 岚, 嵐 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "mountain mist".
lán 3 蓝, 藍 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "blue, indigo".
lan Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of lán.
land Anglo-Saxon, Ancient Scandinavian
Old English and Old Norse word meaning "land".
landa Ancient Germanic
Germanic element meaning "land".
láng Chinese
Chinese character meaning "gentleman".
lang Anglo-Saxon, Old High German, Old Dutch
Old English, Old High German and Old Dutch word meaning "long".
langr Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse word meaning "long".
lani Polynesian, Hawaiian
Polynesian word meaning "sky, heaven".
lant Old High German, Old Dutch
Old High German and Old Dutch word meaning "land".
lǎo Chinese
Chinese character meaning "old".
laos λαός Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "people, folk".
laska Medieval Slavic
Slavic word meaning "love, kindness, favour".
lata लता Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "vine, creeping plant".
latif لطيف Arabic
Arabic word meaning "gentle".
lauf Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse word meaning "leaf".
laug Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse element possibly meaning "betrothed woman".
lavanya लावण्य Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "beauty, grace".
laylak ليلك Arabic
Arabic word meaning "lilac", derived from Persian.
Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of .
leac Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "leek, herb".
leah Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "woodland, clearing".
leboha Southern African, Sotho
Sotho-Tswana word meaning "thank".
lechem לֶחֶם Ancient Hebrew
Hebrew word meaning "bread".
léi Chinese
Chinese character meaning "thunder".
lěi 1 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "pile of stones".
lěi 2 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "bud".
lei Polynesian, Hawaiian
Polynesian word meaning "garland, crown of flowers".
leib Ancient Germanic
Germanic element meaning "descendant, heir, heritage".
leifr Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse element meaning "descendant, heir, heritage".
leikr Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse element meaning "play".
lemo לְמוֹ Ancient Hebrew
Hebrew word meaning "at, to".
leo 1 Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "lion".
leo 2 Hawaiian
Hawaiian word meaning "voice, sound".
leof Anglo-Saxon
Old English element meaning "dear, beloved, agreeable".
leon λέων Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "lion".
leub Ancient Germanic
Germanic element meaning "dear, beloved".
leud Ancient Germanic
Germanic element meaning "people".
leukos λευκός Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "white, bright".
lev לֵב Ancient Hebrew
Hebrew word meaning "heart".
lewi לֵוִי Hebrew
Hebrew word meaning "Levite".
lewo Ancient (Hypothetical), Old High German, Old Dutch
Indo-European root meaning "lion".
li לִי Hebrew
Hebrew prefix meaning "to me, for me".
1 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "black, dawn".
2 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "pear".
1 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "stand, establish".
2 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "power, capability, influence".
3 丽, 麗 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "beautiful, lovely".
4 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "white jasmine".
5 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "benefit, advantage".
1 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "reason, logic".
2 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "plum, plum tree".
3 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "village".
lián 1 莲, 蓮 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "lotus, water lily".
lián 2 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "clean, honest, upright".
lián 3 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "waterfall".
liàn 恋, 戀 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "love, yearn for".
liáng 1 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "good, virtuous, respectable".
liáng 2 凉, 涼 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "cool, refreshing".
liáng 3 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "beam, bridge", also referring to the ancient state of Liang.
liàng 1 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "bright, radiant, light".
liàng 2 谅, 諒 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "excuse, forgive".
liáo 辽, 遼 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "distant, far".
liào Chinese
Chinese character referring to the ancient state of Liao, which was located in what is now Henan province.
liber Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "free".
licc Anglo-Saxon (Hypothetical)
Unattested Old English word meaning "stream".
liêm Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of lián.
liên Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of lián.
lijer South Slavic
South Slavic word meaning "lily".
lil Sumerian
Sumerian word meaning "wind, breeze, phantom".
lila लीला Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "play, amusement".
lilium Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "lily".
lín 1 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "forest".
lín 2 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "fine jade, gem".
lǐn Chinese
Chinese character meaning "shiver with cold".
lin Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "flax".
lind 1 Ancient Germanic
Germanic element meaning "flexible, soft, tender, serpent, snake".
lind 2 Anglo-Saxon, Ancient Scandinavian
Old English and Old Norse word meaning "linden tree, lime tree, shield".
linda Southern African, Nguni
Nguni word meaning "wait, guard".
líng 1 灵, 靈 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "spirit, soul".
líng 2 铃, 鈴 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "bell, chime".
líng 3 绫, 綾 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "thin silk".
líng 4 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "tinkling of jade".
lǐng Chinese
Chinese character meaning "to know".
linh Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of líng.
linnaea Various
Latin scientific word meaning "twinflower", after the Swedish botanist Carolus Linnaeus.
linta Old High German
Old High German word meaning "linden tree, lime tree, shield".
lioht Old High German
Old High German word meaning "light".
liú 刘, 劉 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "kill, destroy".
liù Chinese
Chinese character meaning "six".
livu льѵъ Medieval Slavic
Slavic word meaning "lion".
ljótr Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse word meaning "light".
lliain Welsh
Welsh word meaning "flaxen, linen" (of Latin origin).
llwyd Welsh
Welsh word meaning "grey".
loan Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of luán.
locus Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "place".
logos λόγος Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "word, speech".
lonec South Slavic
South Slavic word meaning "pot".
lóng 1 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "prosperous, abundant".
lóng 2 龙, 龍 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "dragon".
long Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of lóng.
longus Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "long", distantly related to English long (see lang).
陆, 陸 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "land".
吕, 呂 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "musical note". It also refers to the ancient state of Lu, which was located in present-day Henan province.
绿, 綠 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "green".
luán 鸾, 鸞 Chinese
Chinese character referring to a mythological bird.
lucky English
English word meaning "lucky".
lugal Sumerian
Sumerian word meaning "king".
luna Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "moon".
lundr Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse word meaning "grove".
lunga Southern African, Nguni
Nguni word meaning "correct, good".
luo λύω Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "to loosen".
luó 罗, 羅 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "net, gauze", and also referring to the minor ancient state of Luo.
lupus Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "wolf".
lux Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "light".
luxus Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "luxury, extravagance".
lykos λύκος Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "wolf". The genitive form is λύκου (lykou).
lyng Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse word meaning "heather".
lysis λύσις Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "a release, loosening".
lyssa λύσσα Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "madness, rabies".
lyuby Medieval Slavic
Slavic word meaning "love".
lyudu Medieval Slavic
Slavic word meaning "people".