See also: lian, lián, lían, liàn, liān, and liǎn

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *-lōną, perhaps related to Proto-Germanic *-ulaz.

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-lian

  1. frequentative verbal suffix; indicating repetition

ConjugationEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle English: -elen, -el, -len, -lien
    • English: -le
    • Scots: -le