-lich

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See also: lich, Lich, and lịch

German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German -lich, from Old High German -līh. Cognate with English -ly and Dutch -lijk.[1]

See English -ly.

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-lich

  1. An adjectival suffix.
  2. An adverbial suffix.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Kluge, Friedrich (1989), “-lich”, in Elmar Seebold, editor, Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache [Etymological dictionary of the German language] (in German), 22nd edition, ISBN 3-11-006800-1

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