lijf

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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch lijf, from Old Dutch *līf, from Proto-Germanic *lībą.

Noun[edit]

lijf n (plural lijven, diminutive lijfje n)

  1. body
  2. corsage
  3. (algebra, in the Netherlands) field
  4. (algebra, in Belgium) division ring

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *līf, from Proto-Germanic *lībą.

Noun[edit]

lijf n

  1. body
  2. life, being alive
  3. life, course of life
  4. life force

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Further reading[edit]

  • lijf”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • lijf”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929