lichama

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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

līchama m

  1. body
  2. trunk (of the body)

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DescendantsEdit

  • Middle English: likame