Leiche

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See also: léiche

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German līche, līch f (body), from Old High German līh n, f, (“body, shape, figure”), from Proto-Germanic *līką n, from Proto-Indo-European *līg-. Cognate with Dutch lijk, Old English līc, Danish lig. Related with German gleich, English like.

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Leiche f (genitive Leiche, plural Leichen)

  1. dead body, corpse

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Pennsylvania German[edit]

Noun[edit]

Leiche

  1. plural of Leich