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Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English -and, -end, -ant, -nd, from Old English -ende, -ande, present participle ending of verbs, and -end, -nd, agent ending, both from Proto-Germanic *-andz (present participle suffix), from Proto-Indo-European *-anto-. More at -ing.

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-and

  1. (now chiefly dialectal, Scotland) Used to form the present participle of verbs, equivalent to -ing.
    livand, nurischand, ravand, snipand, goand
  2. (rare or no longer productive) A suffix of Anglo-Saxon origin forming adjectives from verbs analogous to -ing.
    waniand, blatant, blicant, farrand, flippant, gainand, rampant, trippant, warkand

Etymology 2Edit

From Latin gerundive termination -andus, -endus. More at -end.

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-and

  1. A suffix forming nouns denoting patients or recipients of actions, such as compiland.
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-and

  1. (personal suffix, archaic) Added to a verb to form the future tense.
  2. (instantaneous suffix) Added to a stem to form a verb with an instantaneous meaning.
    csikland (to tickle)

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  • (both senses) Harmonic variants:
    -and is added to back vowel verbs
    -end is added to front vowel verbs