lyk

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See also: łyk and -lyk

Afrikaans[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Dutch lijk

Noun[edit]

lyk (plural lyke, diminutive lykie)

  1. dead body; corpse

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Dutch lijken

Verb[edit]

lyk (present lyk, present participle lykende, past participle gelyk)

  1. to look, to appear

West Frisian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Frisian līk, from Proto-Germanic *līką.

Noun[edit]

lyk c (plural liken)

  1. dead body, cadaver
Further reading[edit]
  • lyk (I)”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011

Etymology 2[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

lyk

  1. fair, just
  2. innocent
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of lyk
uninflected lyk
inflected like
comparative liker
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial lyk liker it lykst
it lykste
indefinite c. sing. like likere lykste
n. sing. lyk liker lykste
plural like likere lykste
definite like likere lykste
partitive lyks likers
Further reading[edit]
  • lyk (III)”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011