etymologeek.com > Swedish > Lycklig
Swedish word lycklig comes from Swedish -lig (-ly, -like; forms adjectives.), Swedish lycka.

Lycklig etymology history?

Lycklig detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-lig Swedish (swe) -ly, -like; forms adjectives.
lycka Swedish (swe) To close, to lock, to end (archaic) a loop (of string). A small farm field. Joy, happiness. Luck (something that happens to someone by chance), fortune (good or bad), fate.
lycklig Swedish (swe) (obsolete) successful (whether by chance or not). Lucky, fortunate (successful by luck). Lucky, happy, glad (enjoying peace, comfort, etc; contented, joyous).

Words with the same origin as lycklig

Descendants of -lig
andlig besvärlig dödlig konstnärlig kunglig laglig ljuvlig lämplig manlig mänsklig naturlig oemotståndlig olaglig onekligen personlig punktlig pålitlig skriftlig smaklig statlig synlig tydlig underlig vänlig
Descendants of lycka
lyckosam olycklig