*līkēn, *līkæ̅n
germ., schwach. Verb:
nhd. angemessen sein ( Verb), gefallen ( Verb);
ne. please (Verb);
Rekontruktionsbasis: got., an., ae.,-anfrk., as., ahd.;
Hinweis: s. *-līka-;
vergleiche idg. *lē̆ig- (2)?, *līg-?, Substantiv, Adjektiv, Gestalt, ähnlich, gleich, Pokorny 667;
got. leik-an* 2, schwach. Verb (3), gefallen, zu Gefallen sein (Verb) (, Lehmann L31);
an. līk-a (2), schwach. Verb (3), behagen, gefallen (Verb);
ae. līc-ian, schwach. Verb (2), gefallen (Verb);
anfrk. līk-on* 4, līc-on, schwach. Verb (2), gefallen (Verb);
as. līk-on* 4, schwach. Verb (2), gefallen (Verb), Gefallen haben;
ahd. līhhēn* 88, līchēn, līhhen*, schwach. Verb (3), gefallen (Verb), angenehm sein (Verb), Gefallen finden, wohlgefällig sein (Verb);
mhd. līchen, schwach. Verb, stark. Verb, gleich sein (Verb), ähnlich sein (Verb), gefallen (Verb);
s. nhd. (älter) leichen, stark. Verb, gleichen, DW 12, 617;
Literatur: Falk\/Torp 366, Heidermanns 382

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