lik

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See also: lík, -lik, and -lık

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lɪk/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɪk

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

lik m (plural likken, diminutive likje n)

  1. lick (a caress with the tongue)

Verb[edit]

lik

  1. first-person singular present indicative of likken
  2. imperative of likken

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

lik f (plural likken, diminutive likje n)

  1. (Netherlands, slang) prison, jail

Anagrams[edit]


German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English to like

Verb[edit]

lik

  1. Imperative singular of liken.
  2. (colloquial) First-person singular present of liken.

Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lik (plural likak)

  1. (dialectal) Alternative form of lyuk

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -a-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative lik likak
accusative likat likakat
dative liknak likaknak
instrumental likkal likakkal
causal-final likért likakért
translative likká likakká
terminative likig likakig
essive-formal likként likakként
essive-modal
inessive likban likakban
superessive likon likakon
adessive liknál likaknál
illative likba likakba
sublative likra likakra
allative likhoz likakhoz
elative likból likakból
delative likról likakról
ablative liktól likaktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
liké likaké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
likéi likakéi
Possessive forms of lik
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. likam likaim
2nd person sing. likad likaid
3rd person sing. lika likai
1st person plural likunk likaink
2nd person plural likatok likaitok
3rd person plural likuk likaik

Livonian[edit]

Verb[edit]

lik

  1. 1st person singular negative form of likkõ
  2. 2nd person singular negative form of likkõ
  3. 3rd person singular negative form of likkõ
  4. 2nd person singular imperative form of likkõ

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse líkr, alternative spelling of glíkr, from Proto-Germanic *galīkaz.

Adjective[edit]

lik (neuter singular likt, definite singular and plural like, comparative likere, indefinite superlative likest, definite superlative likeste)

  1. similar, alike
  2. equal
Antonyms[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse lík, from Proto-Germanic *līką, from Proto-Indo-European *līg-.

Noun[edit]

lik n (definite singular liket, indefinite plural lik, definite plural lika or likene)

  1. a corpse, (dead) body
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From Old Norse lík (leech).

Noun[edit]

lik n (definite singular liket, indefinite plural lik, definite plural lika or likene)

  1. edge of a sail; leech

Etymology 4[edit]

Verb[edit]

lik

  1. imperative of like

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse líkr, alternative spelling of glíkr, from Proto-Germanic *galīkaz.

Adjective[edit]

lik (neuter singular likt, definite singular and plural like, comparative likare, indefinite superlative likast, definite superlative likaste)

  1. similar, alike
  2. equal
  3. good (mainly used in comparative and superlative form)
    • 1895, Per Sivle, "Vaar-Vôn":
      Og kjenner du inkje ikvell ikvell, at Livet, det er no det likaste lell?
      And can you not feel, tonight, tonight, that life is the best thing after all?
Antonyms[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse lík, from Proto-Germanic *līką, from Proto-Indo-European *līg-.

Noun[edit]

lik n (definite singular liket, indefinite plural lik, definite plural lika)

  1. a corpse, (dead) body
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From Old Norse lík (leech).

Noun[edit]

lik n (definite singular liket, indefinite plural lik, definite plural lika)

  1. edge of a sail; leech

Etymology 4[edit]

Verb[edit]

lik

  1. imperative of like

References[edit]


Old Norse[edit]

Noun[edit]

līk n

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Declension[edit]

Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *līką.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

līk n

  1. dead body, corpse
  2. torso

Declension[edit]



Old Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse lík, from Proto-Germanic *līką.

Noun[edit]

līk n

  1. shape, semblance, appearance
  2. corpse

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Swedish: lik

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *likъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lik m inan

  1. (obsolete) quantity, amount, number

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • lik in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *likъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lȋk m (Cyrillic spelling ли̑к)

  1. form, shape, figure, appearance
  2. image, effigy
  3. character, persona (in a work of art)
  4. (by extension, colloquial) guy, bloke, dude, character
    Ti si neki čudan lik.
    You're a weird guy.

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Swedish līker, from Old Norse líkr, glíkr, from Proto-Germanic *galīkaz.

Adjective[edit]

lik

  1. like, similar to
  2. like
Declension[edit]
Inflection of lik
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular lik likare likast
Neuter singular likt likare likast
Plural lika likare likast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 like likare likaste
All lika likare likaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.
Antonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Swedish līk, from Old Norse lík, from Proto-Germanic *līką, from Proto-Indo-European *līg-.

Noun[edit]

lik n

  1. corpse
  2. the edge of a sail, either free or following mast or boom
Declension[edit]
Declension of lik 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative lik liket lik liken
Genitive liks likets liks likens

Anagrams[edit]


Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English leak.

Noun[edit]

lik

  1. leak

West Flemish[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

lik

  1. like, such as

Westrobothnian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [líːk], [lǿʏ̯ːk], [lɛ́ɪ̯ːk]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse líkr, glíkr, from Proto-Germanic *galīkaz.

Adjective[edit]

lik (neuter likt, comparative likänä, indefinite superlative likäst, definite superlative likästä or likestn, pronoun likestn)

  1. (with dative) similar
    paitjen jer lik fâråm
    The boy is similar to the father.
    sniwäitt läikt bainen
    snow-white like bone
  2. excellent, good, suitable
    likästä ji vaitThe best I know
    Han bar säg int na likt åt.He did not behave very well.
    Hä var den likästä kär’n.That was the most excellent man.
  3. right, cheap
    Hä var int na likt hä’n begjolIt was not cheap what he requested.
Derived terms[edit]

Adverb[edit]

lik

  1. yet, still, anyway
Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse lík, from Proto-Germanic *līką, from Proto-Indo-European *līg-.

Noun[edit]

lik n

  1. corpse
Compounds[edit]

References[edit]

  • Rietz, Johan Ernst, “Lik”, in Svenskt dialektlexikon: ordbok öfver svenska allmogespråket [Swedish dialectal lexicon: a dictionary for the Swedish lects] (in Swedish), 1962 edition, Lund: C. W. K. Gleerups Förlag, published 1862–1867, page 403-404

Zhuang[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tai *ʰlekᴰ (iron), from Old Chinese (OC *l̥ʰiːɡ, “iron”). Cognate with Thai เหล็ก (lèk), Lao ເຫຼັກ (lek), Shan လဵၵ်း (lék), Tai Nüa ᥘᥥᥐᥱ (lěk), Ahom 𑜎𑜢𑜀𑜫 (lik), Nong Zhuang liak. Doublet of diet.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lik (old orthography lik)

  1. iron (metal).