-lik

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See also: lik, lík, and -lık

Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch -lijk.

Suffix[edit]

-lik

  1. Forming adjectives from nouns with the sense of ‘characteristic of, pertaining to’.

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Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Particularly: “From Germanic -līk?”

Suffix[edit]

-lik ‎(genitive -liku, partitive -likku)

  1. -ly, -ic, -al - forms adjectives from nouns or verbs.

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Hungarian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

-l +‎ -ik

Suffix[edit]

-lik

  1. Added to a noun or adjective to form a verb.
    fény ‎(light) + ‎-lik → ‎fénylik ‎(to shine)
    kék ‎(blue) + ‎-lik → ‎kéklik ‎(to appear blue)

Usage notes[edit]

The same form is used for both back and front vowel words.

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Turkish[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-lik

  1. -ness
    genç ‎(young) + ‎-lik → ‎gençlik ‎(youngness)
  2. -hood
    anne ‎(mother) + ‎-lik → ‎annelik ‎(motherhood)
  3. -ship
    üye ‎(member) + ‎-lik → ‎üyelik ‎(membership)
  4. ... container
    kalem ‎(pencil) + ‎-lik → ‎kalemlik ‎(pencil case)

Usage notes[edit]

  • It may change to -lık, -luk, -lük depending on the last vowel of the word.

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