kand-

Also kend-. To shine.
1. Suffixed (stative) form *kand-ē-. candelabrum, candelilla, candent, candescence, candid, candida, candidate, candle, candor; incandesce, from Latin candēre to shine.
2. incendiary, incense1, incense2; frankincense, from Latin compound incendere, to set fire to, kindle (in-, in; see en), from transitive *candere, to kindle.
 
[Pokorny kand- 526.]

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