-lijk

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch -lijc, from Old Dutch -līk, from Proto-Germanic *-līkaz.

Cognate with English -ly, German -lich, Old Norse -líkr.

Suffix[edit]

-lijk

  1. -like
  2. -ous
    gevaarlijk‎ ― dangerous
  3. -able
    redelijk‎ ― reasonable
  4. -al
    geestelijk‎ ― spiritual

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