-inda

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latinized form of Germanic name suffix -lind, -linde ‎(tender, soft), such as Sieglinde and Dietlinde, from Proto-Germanic *linþiz ‎(gentle, mild) (English lithe). Found in names such as Old High German Irmilinda and Old Dutch Frithelind. See lind, Linda.

SuffixEdit

-inda

  1. A component of some female given names.

Usage notesEdit

Not very productive. Often but not always used when base contains 'l', as in original form.

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EsperantoEdit

SuffixEdit

-inda

  1. worthy of
    laŭdi ‎(praise) → laŭdinda ‎(praiseworthy)
    ami ‎(love) → aminda ‎(lovable)
    memorinda ‎(memorable)
    kredinda ‎(credible)
    fidinda ‎(dependable, trustworthy)
    inda ‎(worthy)

See alsoEdit



IdoEdit

SuffixEdit

-inda

  1. worthy of, meriting, deserving to be
    blamo ‎(blame) → blaminda ‎(blameworthy)