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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French, from Old French, from Latin -īvus.

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-if (feminine singular -ive, masculine plural -ifs, feminine plural -ives)

  1. -ive; used in forming adjectives denoting characteristics or qualities.

Derived termsEdit


GermanEdit

SuffixEdit

-if

  1. Dated alternative form of -iv

Middle EnglishEdit

SuffixEdit

-if

  1. Alternative form of -yf

ReferencesEdit


Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin -ivus.

SuffixEdit

-if

  1. -ive

Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin -ivus.

SuffixEdit

-if

  1. -ive

DescendantsEdit