Glieknis

German Low GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German gelîknisse, gelîkenisse (also as lîkenisse), from Old Saxon gilīknessi, from Proto-West Germanic *galīkanassī (likeness). Equivalent to gliek +‎ -nis. More at likeness.

NounEdit

Glieknis n (plural Glieknissen)

  1. likeness
  2. parable; simile