-lik

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See also: lik, lík, and -lık

Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch -lijk.

Suffix[edit]

-lik

  1. Forming adjectives from nouns with the sense of ‘characteristic of, pertaining to’.

Derived terms[edit]


Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Particularly: “From Germanic -līk?”

Suffix[edit]

-lik (genitive -liku, partitive -likku)

  1. -ly, -ic, -al

Declension[edit]

This adjective needs an inflection-table template.

Derived terms[edit]


Hungarian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

-l + -ik

Suffix[edit]

-lik

  1. Added to a noun or adjective to form a verb.
    fény (light) → fénylik (to shine)
    kék (blue) → kéklik (to appear blue)

Usage notes[edit]

The same form is used for both back and front vowel words.

See also[edit]


Turkish[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-lik

  1. -ness
    gençgençlik - (young → youngness)
  2. -hood
    anneannelik - (mother → motherhood)
  3. -ship
    üyeüyelik - (member → membership)
  4. ... container
    kalemkalemlik - (pencil → pencil case)

Usage notes[edit]

  • It may change to -lık, -luk, -lük depending on the last vowel of the word.