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See also: lich, Lich, and lịch

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GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German -lich, from Old High German -līh, from Proto-Germanic *-līkaz. Cognate with English -ly and Dutch -lijk.[1]

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-lich

  1. an adjectival suffix
  2. an adverbial suffix

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kluge, Friedrich (1989), “-lich”, in Elmar Seebold, editor, Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache [Etymological dictionary of the German language] (in German), 22nd edition, →ISBN

Middle EnglishEdit

SuffixEdit

-lich

  1. Alternative form of -liche

ReferencesEdit