lician

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *līkēn, from Proto-Germanic *līkāną.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

līcian

  1. (impersonal, with dative subject) to like
    Is þæt for þon þe ūs eallum þū swā wel līcast?
    Is that because we all like you so much?
  2. (+dative) to please, appeal to

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Descendants[edit]

  • Middle English: liken, likin, likien, licen, licien
    • English: like
    • Scots: like
    • Yola: lick

Welsh[edit]

Verb[edit]

lician (not mutable)

  1. Alternative form of leician