ᴹ√LATH root. “string, thong”
A root in The Etymologies of the 1930s glossed “string, thong”, with derivatives like ᴹQ. latta “strap” and N. lhath “thong of (?leather)”, the last gloss being somewhat unclear (Ety/LATH).
References ✧ Ety/KHAT, LATH; EtyAC/LATH