lichama

Old EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *līkahamô (body, bodily frame, corpse), equivalent to līc +‎ hama. Cognate with German Leichnam.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈliːkˌxɑ.mɑ/, [ˈliːkˌhɑ.mɑ]

NounEdit

līchama m

  1. the body (generally of a living person), the corporeal (versus the spiritual) part of man
  2. trunk (of the body)
  3. corpse

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle English: likame