Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/galīkijaną

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This Proto-Germanic entry contains reconstructed words and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Proto-Germanic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From *ga- +‎ *līkijaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɣɑ.ˈliː.ki.jɑ.nɑ̃/

Verb[edit]

*galīkijaną

  1. to please

Conjugation[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

Judging from Gothic evidence, the difference between the base verb *līkijaną and this verb seems to have only been one of transitivity. The former could take an object in the dative, while the latter was intransitive only. Other than that the meanings were pretty much identical.

Descendants[edit]

This verb often merged with *līkijaną. Below are listed only those that might have descended from this verb.