Liiw

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German Low German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German, from Old Saxon, from Proto-Germanic *lībą, from Proto-Indo-European *lībʰ-. Cognate with Dutch lijf (body), English life, German Leib (body), Swedish liv (waist, life).

Noun[edit]

Liiw n

  1. (in several dialects) life
  2. (in several dialects, including Low Prussian) body
    1. (in particular) the stomach, the belly; the abdomen, the trunk

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See also[edit]

  • Plautdietsch: Lief