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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Pertaining to something or someone else; different.
  • adj. Pertaining or directed toward others; otherish.
  • adv. Otherwise; differently.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Otherwise.


From other +‎ -ly. (Wiktionary)
From Middle English otherliche, from Old English ōþerlīċe ("otherwise, differently"), equivalent to other +‎ -ly. Cognate with Old Saxon ōþarlīk, Old High German andarlīh, Icelandic annarligur, Gothic  (anþarleiko, "otherwise"). (Wiktionary)



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