likti

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Lithuanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*leykʷ-

Cognate with Latvian likt, lìeku ‎(lay, put), Old Prussian polāikt ‎(stay). From Proto-Indo-European *leykʷ-, whence also Ancient Greek λείπω ‎(leípō, leave), Proto-Germanic *līhwaną ‎(lend), Latin linquō ‎(leave), Sanskrit रेचति ‎(recati, abandon, leave, divide). Related to laĩkas ‎(time), laikýti ‎(keep, hold).

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /lʲɪk.tʲɪ/

Verb[edit]

lìkti ‎(third-person present tense liẽka, third-person past tense lìko)

  1. (intransitive) stay, remain, be left (in the same place or condition)
    Tėvaĩ išvažiãvo, õ às víenas likaũ namuosè. - My parents have gone away, and I've been left home alone.
    Svarbiáusia lìko nepasakyta. - The most important thing was left unsaid.
  2. (intransitive) remain unusued, be left
    Ar̃ dár lìko píeno? - Is there any milk left?
  3. (intransitive, with nominative case) end up, turn out; become
    patẽko į̃ autoį́vykį, kuriõ lìko paralyžiúota. - She was left paralyzed after getting into a car accident.
  4. (intransitive) fall behind, be left behind
  5. (intransitive) be required, fated (to do something)
    Jám nebeliẽka niẽko kìto, kaĩp išeĩti ìš dárbo - There's nothing left for him to do (=he can do), except leave work.

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