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-lik
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The suffix -lik may derive adjectives from a few prepositions. An example is foarfor, in favour > foarlikprecocious). The suffix is also attached to nouns, verbs, adjectives, and a numeral.

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More details about the suffix -lik deriving adjectives from prepositions, and from other bases, can be found in the topic on -lik with a verb as base.

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