Meaning of enlight in English:


(also enlicht)

Pronunciation /ɛnˈlʌɪt/ /ɪnˈlʌɪt/


archaic, rare
  • To enlighten, especially to shed light on, illuminate (frequently figurative).


Old English. Originally cognate with or formed similarly to Middle Dutch inlichten, Middle Low German inlüchten, Old High German inliuhten, Gothic inliuhtjan from the Germanic base of in- + the Germanic base of light, probably after classical Latin illūmināre illuminate.