See also: feald and Feald

Old EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *-falþaz (-fold), from Proto-Indo-European *-pel-to- (-fold). Cognate with Old Frisian -fald, Old Saxon -fald, German -falt, Old Norse -faldr, Gothic -𐍆𐌰𐌻𐌸𐍃 (-falþs).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌfæ͜ɑld/, [ˌfæ͜ɑɫd]

SuffixEdit

-feald

  1. suffix denoting multiplication, or consisting of so many parts; -fold
    ānfealdsimple, consisting of a single aspect, onefold

Derived termsEdit


DescendantsEdit

  • Middle English: -fauld, -fald, -fold