líkami

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse líkami, from Proto-Germanic *līkahamô.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈliːkʰa(ː)mɪ/

Noun[edit]

líkami m ‎(genitive singular líkama, nominative plural líkamar)

  1. body

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

This form of the word is usually not used as a modifier in compounds, where the alternative (but otherwise archaic) form líkamur is preferred. Example: líkamsrækt, líkamsbygging.


Old Norse[edit]

Noun[edit]

líkami m

  1. body