DutchEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch lijf, from Old Dutch līf, from Proto-Germanic *lībą.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /lɛi̯f/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛi̯f

NounEdit

lijf n (plural lijven, diminutive lijfje n)

  1. body
    Synonyms: lichaam, lijk
  2. corsage
  3. (algebra, in the Netherlands) field
  4. (algebra, in Belgium) division ring

Derived termsEdit


Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch līf, from Proto-Germanic *lībą.

NounEdit

lijf n

  1. body
  2. life, being alive
  3. life, course of life
  4. life force

InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

  • Dutch: lijf
  • Limburgish: lief
  • Zealandic: lief

Further readingEdit


Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

lijf

  1. Alternative spelling of life