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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /lɛi̯k/
  • (Netherlands)
    (file)
  • Hyphenation: lijk
  • Rhymes: -ɛi̯k

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Dutch *līk, from Proto-Germanic *līką. Compare West Frisian lyk, German Leiche, English lich, Danish lig. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *līg-.

NounEdit

lijk n (plural lijken, diminutive lijkje n)

  1. The dead but otherwise (mostly) intact body of a human or animal; corpse
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Etymology 2Edit

Cognate to English leech.

NounEdit

lijk n (plural lijken, diminutive lijkje n)

  1. (nautical) leech

Etymology 3Edit

Cognate to English like.

AdverbEdit

lijk

  1. (archaic) like
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VerbEdit

lijk

  1. first-person singular present indicative of lijken
  2. imperative of lijken