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-isc

See also: iść

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Old EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Germanic *-iskaz, from Proto-Indo-European *-iskos.

SuffixEdit

-isċ

  1. of or pertaining to; -ish
  2. used to form words denoting ethnicity or nationality
    Englisċ (English)

DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Germanic *-iską, *-iskiją.

Alternative formsEdit

SuffixEdit

-isċ n

  1. suffix forming nouns with a collective or group force
    þēnisċ (service, religious service, ministry)
    hīwisċ, hīwisce (household)
    īdisċ (property, household, family belongings, stuff)
DeclensionEdit

Old High GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *-iskaz.

SuffixEdit

-isc

  1. used to form adjectives
    himilisc (heavenly) from himil (heaven)

Derived termsEdit

Category Old High German words suffixed with -isc not found


DescendantsEdit