slike

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English sliken, from Old English *slīcan(to crawl, slink), from Proto-Germanic *slīkaną(to creep, crawl), from Proto-Indo-European *sleyg-, *sleyǵ-(to glide, smooth, spread). Cognate with Low German slīken(to slink, crawl), German schleichen(to creep, crawl, slink, sneak), Old English slīcian(to make sleek, slick, smooth, or glossy). Related to sleek, slick, slitch, sleech, sludge.

Verb[edit]

slike ‎(third-person singular simple present slikes, present participle sliking, simple past and past participle sliked)

  1. (intransitive) To crawl; creep; slide.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle English slikien, from Old English slīcian(to make sleek, slick, smooth, or glossy). See above.

Verb[edit]

slike ‎(third-person singular simple present slikes, present participle sliking, simple past and past participle sliked)

  1. (transitive) To make sleek or smooth.

Etymology 3[edit]

From Middle English *slīken, from Old English slīcan(to strike), from Proto-Germanic *slīkaną(to hew, hammer, strike), from Proto-Indo-European *sleig-, *sleiǵ-(to beat). Cognate with Old Frisian slēc(a shock, blow), Middle Low German slīken(to beat), Old English slīc(beater, hammer, mallet), Latin ligō, ligōnis(hoe, mattock).

Verb[edit]

slike ‎(third-person singular simple present slikes, present participle sliking, simple past and past participle sliked)

  1. (transitive, Britain dialectal) To rend asunder; cleave.

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Determiner[edit]

slike

  1. plural form of slik

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Determiner[edit]

slike pl

  1. plural of slik