Other Word Forms of Luge
Origin of Luge
From French luge, from Franco-Provençal, from Late Latin sclodia, from Gaulish stludio, akin to English sled and sleigh, Irish slaod 'raft, float', Old Breton stloit 'traction, sliding' (modern stlej 'sleigh'), Welsh llithr 'slide, slippage'.
French dialectal from Medieval Latin sludia perhaps of Celtic origin
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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