See also: leiki and Leiki

FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Related to leikur (game), from Old Norse leikr.

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-leiki m (genitive singular -leika)

  1. -ness
  2. -ship
  3. -ty
  4. -ure etc.

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IcelandicEdit

SuffixEdit

-leiki m (genitive singular -leika, plural -leikar)

  1. a suffix especially used to form adjectives from nouns, often regarding a state of being or a quality

Usage notesEdit

  • -leiki was once a víxlmynd (a word form that was once a variant form of another word) with the same meaning as -leikur

Derived termsEdit