- Used to form adjectives from nouns, the adjectives having the sense of "like or characteristic of what is denoted by the noun".
From Old English -līċe.
used to form adverbs from adjectives
- In the English language, -ly is often omitted from adverbs (e.g. badly becomes bad). This is considered improper grammar, and should be corrected. "I want it bad." should be "I want it badly.", for example.