a suffix forming adverbs from adjectives:
gladly; gradually; secondly.
see grammar note at adverb.
a suffix meaning “every,” attached to certain nouns denoting units of time:
hourly; daily.
an adjective suffix meaning “-like”:
saintly; cowardly.
having the nature or qualities of brotherly, godly
occurring at certain intervals; every daily, yearly
word origin
in a certain manner; to a certain degree quickly, recently, chiefly
word origin
suffix forming adjectives from nouns, “having qualities of, appropriate to, fitting,” irregularly descended from o.e. -lic, from p.gmc. –liko- (cf. o.fris. -lik, du. -lijk, o.h.g. -lih, ger. -lich, o.n. -ligr), related to -likom- “appearance, form” (cf. o.e. lich “corpse, body;” see lich, which is a cognate; cf. also like (adj.), with which it is identical).
adv. ending, from o.e. -lice, from p.gmc. –liko- (cf. o.fris. -like, o.s. -liko, du. -lijk, o.h.g. -licho, ger. -lich, o.n. -liga, goth. -leiko); see -ly (1). cognate with lich, and identical with like (adj.).

“it is curious that teut[onic] uses ‘body’ for the adv. formation, while rom[anic] uses ‘mind,’ e.g. f. constamment = l. constanti mente.” [weekley]

the modern english form emerged in late m.e., probably from influence of o.n. -liga.

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