adverb: Willingly; gladly; readily.
adjective: 1. Dear, beloved. 2. Willing.

ETYMOLOGY: From Old English leof (dear). Ultimately from the Indo-European root leubh- (to love or to care), which also gave us love, belief, and leave (permission). Earliest documented use: 897.


IIEF - Institute of Industrial Electronics Engineering [IIEE], The Next Generation

LIEA - my dyslexic Star Wars heroine (not to be confused with my dyslexic spouse, or WIEF)