-LY

-LY
1.
suffix forming adjectives esp. from nouns, meaning:
1 having the qualities of (princely; manly).
2 recurring at intervals of (daily; hourly).
Etymology: from or after OE - lic f. Gmc, rel. to LIKE(1)
2.
suffix forming adverbs from adjectives, denoting esp. manner or degree (boldly; happily; miserably; deservedly; amusingly).
Etymology: from or after OE -lice f. Gmc (as -LY(1))

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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