lichaam

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch lichame, lechame, from Old Dutch lichamo, from Proto-Germanic *līkahamô (body, bodily frame, corpse), equivalent to lijk (body, lich) +‎ ham.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɪxaːm/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: li‧chaam
  • Rhymes: -aːm

NounEdit

lichaam n (plural lichamen, diminutive lichaampje n)

  1. body
    Synonym: lijf
  2. (algebra, Netherlands) field
  3. (algebra, Belgium) division ring

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  • Afrikaans: liggaam