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Old English

Etymology

Germanic *-līko- ‘having the body or form of’, from *līkom ‘body’ ( > English lich). Cognate with Old Saxon -līk (Dutch -lijk), Old High German -līk (German -lich), Old Norse -ligr (Swedish -lig), Gothic -𐌻𐌴𐌹𐌺𐍃.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /liːʧ/

Suffix

-līċ

  1. Forming adjectives from nouns and adjectives with the sense of ‘characteristic of, pertaining to’.

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