Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/līką

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This Proto-Germanic entry contains reconstructed words and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Proto-GermanicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Indo-European *leyg- (image, likeness; similar, like). Cognate with Lithuanian lýgus (equal, level, flat, even, like).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*līką n

  1. body
  2. corpse, dead body
InflectionEdit
neuter a-stemDeclension of *līką (neuter a-stem)
singular plural
nominative *līką *līkō
vocative *līką *līkō
accusative *līką *līkō
genitive *līkas, *līkis *līkǫ̂
dative *līkai *līkamaz
instrumental *līkō *līkamiz
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Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Indo-European *leyǵ- (to bind). Cognate with Latin ligō (to bind).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*līką n

  1. leech-line, bolt-rope
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