EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English sliken, from Old English *slīcan (to crawl, slink), from Proto-Germanic *slīkaną (to creep, crawl), from Proto-Indo-European *sleyg-, *sleyǵ- (to glide, smooth, spread). Cognate with German Low German slieken (to slink, crawl), German schleichen (to creep, crawl, slink, sneak), Old English slīcian (to make sleek, slick, smooth, or glossy). Related to sleek, slick, slitch, sleech, sludge.

VerbEdit

slike (third-person singular simple present slikes, present participle sliking, simple past and past participle sliked)

  1. (intransitive) To crawl; creep; slide.

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle English sliken, slikien, from Old English slīcian (to make sleek, slick, smooth, or glossy). See above.

VerbEdit

slike (third-person singular simple present slikes, present participle sliking, simple past and past participle sliked)

  1. (transitive) To make sleek or smooth.

Etymology 3Edit

From Middle English *slīken, from Old English slīcan (to strike), from Proto-Germanic *slīkaną (to hew, hammer, strike), from Proto-Indo-European *sleyg-, *sleyǵ- (to beat). Cognate with Old Frisian slēc (a shock, blow), Middle Low German slīken (to beat), Old English slīc (beater, hammer, mallet), Latin ligō, ligōnis (hoe, mattock).

VerbEdit

slike (third-person singular simple present slikes, present participle sliking, simple past and past participle sliked)

  1. (transitive, Britain dialectal) To rend asunder; cleave.

AnagramsEdit


Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From sliken (smoothen, deceive).

NounEdit

slike

  1. Alternative form of slyke

Etymology 2Edit

From Old English slīcian.

VerbEdit

slike

  1. Alternative form of sliken

Norwegian BokmålEdit

DeterminerEdit

slike

  1. plural of slik

Norwegian NynorskEdit

DeterminerEdit

slike pl

  1. plural of slik