lijk

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Dutch *līk, from Proto-Germanic *līką. Compare West Frisian lyk, German Leiche, English lich, Danish lig. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *līg-.

Noun[edit]

lijk n (plural lijken, diminutive lijkje n)

  1. The dead but otherwise (mostly) intact body of a human or animal; corpse
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Etymology 2[edit]

Cognate to English leech.

Noun[edit]

lijk n (plural lijken, diminutive lijkje n)

  1. (nautical) leech

Etymology 3[edit]

Cognate to English like.

Adverb[edit]

lijk

  1. (archaic) like
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Verb[edit]

lijk

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