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German Low German
From Middle Low German lîf, from Old Saxon līf, from Proto-Germanic *lībą, from Proto-Indo-European *lībʰ-. Cognate with Dutch lijf (“body”), English life, German Leib (“body”), Swedish liv (“waist, life”).
- (in several dialects) life
- (in several dialects, including Low Prussian) body
- Buuk (belly)
- Plautdietsch: Lief