-lic

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See also: lic, líc, and lić

Lower Sorbian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lit͡s/, [lʲit͡s]

Particle[edit]

-lic

  1. Alternative form of -li

Conjunction[edit]

-lic

  1. Alternative form of -li

Middle English[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-lic

  1. Alternative form of -liche

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *-līkaz (having the body or form of), from *līką (body) (whence English lich). Cognate with Old Saxon -līk (Middle Low German -lik), (Dutch -lijk, Afrikaans -lik, Old High German -līh (German -lich), Old Norse -ligr (Swedish -lig), Gothic -𐌻𐌴𐌹𐌺𐍃 (-leiks).

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-līċ

  1. forming adjectives from nouns and adjectives with the sense of "characteristic of, pertaining to"
  2. forming adjectives denoting multiplicity (compare English -fold)
    þrīlīċtriple, three-fold

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