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-incel

See also: incel

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

A metathetic alteration of Proto-Germanic *-ikīna, a diminutive suffix + Proto-Germanic *-il-, a diminutive suffix. More at -oc, -en, -el

Alternately, from Proto-Germanic *-ingilą, *-ingilaz, equivalent to Old English -ing +‎ -el. Cognate with Middle Low German -ingel, Old High German -engil.

SuffixEdit

-incel n

  1. diminutive noun suffix
    sċipincel (miniature ship)
    hūsincel (habitation, dwelling)
    hæftincel (slave [lit. "catchling", "little captive"])
    stānincel (little stone)
    liþincel (little joint)
    weargincel (butcher-bird, wariangle)

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