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IcelandicEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse líkami, from Proto-Germanic *līkahamô.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

líkami m (genitive singular líkama, nominative plural líkamar)

  1. body

Usage notesEdit

This form of the word is usually not used as a modifier in compounds, where the alternative (but otherwise archaic) form líkamur is preferred. Example: líkamsrækt, líkamsbygging.

DeclensionEdit


Old NorseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *līkahamô, a compound of *līką (body) + *hamô (skin, slough).

NounEdit

líkami m

  1. body

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit