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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch -achtig, partly from -haftig, which consists of -haft and -ig; and partly continuing Middle Dutch -echt, from Proto-Germanic *-ihtaz, *-ahtaz. The suffix -haft stems from Proto-Germanic *haftaz (tied, captured).[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑx.təx/
  • (file)

SuffixEdit

-achtig

  1. -like, -ish

Derived termsEdit


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ J. de Vries & F. de Tollenaere, "Etymologisch Woordenboek", Uitgeverij Het Spectrum, Utrecht, 1986 (14de druk)