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EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

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

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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


IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • -sa (broad form)

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-se

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

Derived termsEdit



LatinEdit

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



Old IrishEdit

SuffixEdit

-se

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

Scottish GaelicEdit

SuffixEdit

-se

  1. -self, -selves (emphatic)

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