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AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch -ende

SuffixEdit

-ende

  1. equivalent of English -ing; suffix for present participle terms

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *-andz.

SuffixEdit

-ende

  1. equivalent of English -ing; suffix for present participle terms

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

(This etymology is missing. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

SuffixEdit

-ende

  1. vocative masculine singular of -endus

NorwegianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *-andz.

SuffixEdit

-ende

  1. equivalent of English -ing; suffix for present participles and adjectives
  2. equivalent of English -th, -eth; suffix for ordinal numbers

Old EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Germanic *-andz. Akin to Latin -ant, -ent, -āns, -ēns; Ancient Greek -ον (-on).

SuffixEdit

-ende

  1. equivalent of English -ing; suffix for present participles
    feallende snāw ("falling snow")

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Germanic *-andiją. Compare Old Norse -indi.

SuffixEdit

-ende n

  1. used to form neuter nouns
    swǣsende (food, victuals, flattery, blandishment)
DeclensionEdit
Usage notesEdit
  • Frequently used in the plural -endu.

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *-andz.

SuffixEdit

-ende

  1. equivalent of English -ing; suffix for present participles (used with verbs that do not end with an unstressed -a in the infinitive)

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