Last modified on 29 May 2014, at 19:03
See also: ida

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-ida

  1. (taxonomy) Used to form taxonomic names at the level of class or higher

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Old High GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *-iþō. Cognate to Gothic -𐌹𐌸𐌰 (-iþa), -𐌹𐌳𐌰 (-ida) as in 𐌼𐌹𐌻𐌳𐌹𐌸𐌰 (mildiþa) and 𐌰𐌿𐌸𐌹𐌳𐌰 (auþida). Cognate to Dutch -de as in liefde, vreugde. Descendant of -ida is German -de in Freude, Gemeinde. In modern German, this suffix is not productive anymore.

SuffixEdit

-ida

  1. used to form abstract nouns from adjectives
    reinida, hreinida (cleanness) from reini, hreini (clean)
    hertida (hardness) from hart (hard)