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DanishEdit

SuffixEdit

-lig

  1. Forms adjectives from verbs, having the sense of "may be the object of"; -able.
  2. Forms adjectives from nouns, having the sense of "possessing characteristics of"; -ous, -ly.
  3. Forms adjectives from nouns, having the sense of "occurring at such intervals"; -ly.
  4. dag -> daglig, år -> årlig

Derived termsEdit



Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse -ligr (-ly), compare with Old Norse liga and Norwegian Bokmål lik (like, same, similar). Cognate with English -ly and German -lich

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-lig

  1. -le or -ly, used to form adjectives from nouns, the adjectives having the sense of "like or characteristic of what is denoted by the noun"
  2. -ly, used to form adverbs from nouns, the adverbs having the sense of "degree or characteristic of what is denoted by the noun"

Derived termsEdit


See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • “-lig” in The Bokmål Dictionary.
  • -lig” in The Ordnett Dictionary

SwedishEdit