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-ich

See also: ich, Ich, ICH, ích, ịch, and -ich-

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Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch -ig, from Proto-Germanic *-īgaz, *-agaz, *-ugaz.

SuffixEdit

-ich

  1. -y; forms adjectives from nouns.

Derived termsEdit


DescendantsEdit


Pennsylvania GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German -ec, -ic, from Old High German -ig, from Proto-Germanic *-gaz, from Proto-Indo-European *-kos. Compare German -ig, Dutch -ig, English -y, Swedish -ig.

SuffixEdit

-ich

  1. (adjectival) -y

Saterland FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Frisian -ich, from Proto-Germanic *-īgaz, variant of *-gaz, from Proto-Indo-European *-kos. Compare German and Dutch -ig, English -y.

SuffixEdit

-ich

  1. -y

Scottish GaelicEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish -igid (whence also Irish -igh), originally a denominative verb formative, from Proto-Celtic *-sagyeti; compare Welsh -hau.

SuffixEdit

-ich

  1. Suffix used to form verbs; semi-productive in Scottish Gaelic.

ConjugationEdit

Participles
Tense \ Voice Active Passive
Present a' -igh --
Past -ich -icheadh
Future -ichidh -ichear
Conditional -icheadh -ichteadh

Derived termsEdit



West FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Frisian -ich, from Proto-Germanic *-īgaz, variant of *-gaz, from Proto-Indo-European *-kos. Compare German and Dutch -ig, English -y.

SuffixEdit

-ich

  1. -y