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-lic

See also: lic, líc, and lić

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Lower SorbianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /lit͡s/, [lʲit͡s]

ParticleEdit

-lic

  1. Alternative form of -li

ConjunctionEdit

-lic

  1. Alternative form of -li

Middle EnglishEdit

SuffixEdit

-lic

  1. Alternative form of -liche

ReferencesEdit


Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *-līkaz (having the body or form of), from *līką (body) (whence English lich). Cognate with Old Saxon -līk (Middle Low German -lik), (Dutch -lijk, Afrikaans -lik, Old High German -līh (German -lich), Old Norse -ligr (Swedish -lig), Gothic -𐌻𐌴𐌹𐌺𐍃 (-leiks).

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-līċ

  1. Forming adjectives from nouns and adjectives with the sense of ‘characteristic of, pertaining to’.
  2. Forming adjectives denoting multiplicity (compare English -fold)
    þrīlīċ (triple, three-fold)

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit