lijfeigen

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Etymology[edit]

From lijf (body) +‎ eigen (own, self).

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  • Hyphenation: lijf‧ei‧gen

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lijfeigen (comparative lijfeigener, superlative lijfeigenst)

  1. serfish, whose very bodily person is legally owned by a master

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Noun[edit]

lijfeigen m (plural lijfeigenen, diminutive lijfeigentje n)

  1. Obsolete form of lijfeigene (serf whose body is legally owned by a master).