EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English -sen (verbal ending), from Old English -sian (verbal ending), from Proto-Germanic *-isōną.

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-se

  1. Creates denominatives from adjective or nouns.
  2. When attached to certain adjectives, it forms a transitive verb whose meaning is, to make (adjective). The same construction could also be done to certain (fewer) nouns, as, bless, in which case the verb means roughly, to make bloody/sanctify.

Usage notesEdit

  • No longer productive.

Derived termsEdit

verbal suffix

AnagramsEdit


ChuukeseEdit

SuffixEdit

-se

  1. (auxiliary) Negative simple present and past tense aspect marker.

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the inflected form of the suffix -s, denoting characteristic.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

SuffixEdit

-se f (plural -sen)

  1. Suffix denoting a female inhabitant of a place.

AntonymsEdit


GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-se

  1. enclitic form of sie and Sie

GuaraníEdit

SuffixEdit

-se

  1. Used to form the desiderative of verbs: want (to do); hope (to do)
    Ndakei.
    I don't want to sleep.

IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • -sa (broad form)

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-se

  1. Alternative form of -sa (used after palatalized consonants and front vowels:)

Derived termsEdit


LatinEdit

SuffixEdit

-se

  1. vocative masculine singular of -sus

LigurianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin .

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-se

  1. Appended to present infinitive verb forms to derive reflexive forms
    ciamâ (to call) + ‎-se → ‎ciamâse (to call oneself; to be called)

Derived termsEdit


OjibweEdit

FinalEdit

-se

  1. fly
  2. fall
  3. having something happen quickly or spontaneously

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

  • -bide (drive, speed, fly, fall in, inanimate subject)
  • -bizo (drive, speed, fly, fall in, animate subject)

ReferencesEdit


Old IrishEdit

SuffixEdit

-se

  1. Alternative form of -sa (used after slender consonants and front vowels)

See alsoEdit


Scottish GaelicEdit

SuffixEdit

-se

  1. -self, -selves (emphatic)

Usage notesEdit

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit


SidamoEdit

PronunciationEdit

DeterminerEdit

-se

  1. her

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Kazuhiro Kawachi (2007) A grammar of Sidaama (Sidamo), a Cushitic language of Ethiopia, page 383