selfstanding

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • self-standing

EtymologyEdit

From self- +‎ standing. Compare Dutch zelfstaandig (independent), German selbstständig (independent, self-reliant).

AdjectiveEdit

selfstanding (comparative more selfstanding, superlative most selfstanding)

  1. standing or existing in ones own power, ability or competence, non-reliant
  2. individual; independent
  3. (grammar) lacking affixes, stem
    selfstanding word
Last modified on 18 June 2013, at 23:57