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See also: lík, -lik, and -lık

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

lik m (plural likken, diminutive likje n)

  1. lick (a caress with the tongue)

VerbEdit

lik

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

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

lik f (plural likken, diminutive likje n)

  1. (Netherlands, slang) prison, jail

AnagramsEdit


GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from English to like

VerbEdit

lik

  1. Imperative singular of liken.
  2. (colloquial) First-person singular present of liken.

LivonianEdit

VerbEdit

lik

  1. 1st person singular negative form of likkõ
  2. 2nd person singular negative form of likkõ
  3. 3rd person singular negative form of likkõ
  4. 2nd person singular imperative form of likkõ

LojbanEdit

RafsiEdit

lik

  1. rafsi of litki.

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse líkr, alternative spelling of glíkr, from Proto-Germanic *galīkaz.

AdjectiveEdit

lik (neuter singular likt, definite singular and plural like, comparative likere, indefinite superlative likest, definite superlative likeste)

  1. similar, alike
  2. equal
AntonymsEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse lík, from Proto-Germanic *līką, from Proto-Indo-European *līg-.

NounEdit

lik n (definite singular liket, indefinite plural lik, definite plural lika or likene)

  1. a corpse, (dead) body
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From Old Norse lík (leech).

NounEdit

lik n (definite singular liket, indefinite plural lik, definite plural lika or likene)

  1. edge of a sail; leech

Etymology 4Edit

VerbEdit

lik

  1. imperative of like

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse líkr, alternative spelling of glíkr, from Proto-Germanic *galīkaz.

AdjectiveEdit

lik (neuter singular likt, definite singular and plural like, comparative likare, indefinite superlative likast, definite superlative likaste)

  1. similar, alike
  2. equal
  3. good (mainly used in comparative and superlative form)
    • 1895, Per Sivle, "Vaar-Vôn":
      Og kjenner du inkje ikvell ikvell, at Livet, det er no det likaste lell?
      And can you not feel, tonight, tonight, that life is the best thing after all?
AntonymsEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse lík, from Proto-Germanic *līką, from Proto-Indo-European *līg-.

NounEdit

lik n (definite singular liket, indefinite plural lik, definite plural lika)

  1. a corpse, (dead) body
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From Old Norse lík (leech).

NounEdit

lik n (definite singular liket, indefinite plural lik, definite plural lika)

  1. edge of a sail; leech

Etymology 4Edit

VerbEdit

lik

  1. imperative of like

ReferencesEdit


Old SaxonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *līką.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

līk n

  1. dead body, corpse
  2. torso

DeclensionEdit



Old SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse lík, from Proto-Germanic *līką.

NounEdit

līk n

  1. shape, semblance, appearance
  2. corpse

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit


PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *likъ.

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): /lʲik/

NounEdit

lik m inan

  1. (obsolete) quantity, amount, number

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit


Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *likъ.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lȋk m (Cyrillic spelling ли̑к)

  1. form, shape, figure, appearance
  2. image, effigy
  3. character, persona (in a work of art)
  4. (by extension, colloquial, Croatia) guy, bloke, dude, character
    Ti si neki čudan lik.
    You're a weird guy.

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit


SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Swedish līker, from Old Norse líkr, glíkr, from Proto-Germanic *galīkaz.

AdjectiveEdit

lik

  1. like, similar to
  2. like
DeclensionEdit
Inflection of lik
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular lik likare likast
Neuter singular likt likare likast
Plural lika likare likast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 like likare likaste
All lika likare likaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.
AntonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Swedish līk, from Old Norse lík, from Proto-Germanic *līką, from Proto-Indo-European *līg-.

NounEdit

lik n

  1. corpse
  2. the edge of a sail, either free or following mast or boom
DeclensionEdit

Tok PisinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English leak.

NounEdit

lik

  1. leak

West FlemishEdit

ConjunctionEdit

lik

  1. like, such as

WestrobothnianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [líːk], [lǿʏ̯ːk], [lɛ́ɪ̯ːk]

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse líkr, glíkr, from Proto-Germanic *galīkaz.

AdjectiveEdit

lik (neuter likt, comparative likänä, supine likäst)

  1. similar
  2. excellent, good, suitable
    Han bar säg int na likt åt.
    He did not behave very well.
    Hä var den likästä kär’n.
    That was the most excellent man.
  3. right, cheap
    Hä var int na likt hä’n begjol
    It was not cheap what he requested.
Derived termsEdit

AdverbEdit

lik

  1. yet, still, anyway
Alternative formsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse lík, from Proto-Germanic *līką, from Proto-Indo-European *līg-.

NounEdit

lik n

  1. corpse
CompoundsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Rietz, Johan Ernst, “Lik”, in Svenskt dialektlexikon: ordbok öfver svenska allmogespråket [Swedish dialectal lexicon: a dictionary for the Swedish lects] (in Swedish), 1962 edition, Lund: C. W. K. Gleerups Förlag, published 1862–1867, page 403-404