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See also: sel, Sel, sèl, sêl, šel, and sel-

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AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch -sel, from Middle Dutch -sel, from Old Dutch -isli, from Proto-Germanic *-isliją.

SuffixEdit

-sel

  1. -age, -ion; Creates nouns from verbs indicating something which performs or has undergone an action or is the result of the action.

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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse -sl, -sla, Old English -ls, -els. Related to -else. See “-sel” in Den Danske Ordbog

SuffixEdit

-sel

  1. Forms nouns from verbs with the sense of "the act of verbing", or a sense otherwise related to the act of verbing.

Usage notesEdit

Nouns formed with -sel can be of either gender. In declensions, -e- is lost by most speakers. Dansk Sprognævn proscribes retention.[1]

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch -sel, from Old Dutch -isli, from Proto-Germanic *-isliją. Cognate with Old English -else, Swedish -else.

SuffixEdit

-sel n

  1. -age, -ion; Creates nouns indicating something which performs or has undergone an action, or something which results from the action.
    Examples:
    • toevoegen (to add) + ‎-sel → ‎toevoegsel (addition, appendix)
    • bakken (to bake) + ‎-sel → ‎baksel (bake-age, something that has been baked)
    • verschijnen (to appear) + ‎-sel → ‎verschijnsel (appearance, something that appears)

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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with Old English -else, Swedish -else (which itself derives from Old Saxon), Dutch -sel.

SuffixEdit

-sel n

  1. Creates nouns from verbs.

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Low GermanEdit

SuffixEdit

-sel

  1. Alternative form of -else

Middle Low GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-sel

  1. Alternative form of -else

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse -sl, -sla

SuffixEdit

-sel m, f

  1. used to form nouns from verbs.

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse -sl, -sla

SuffixEdit

-sel m

  1. used to form nouns from verbs.

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SwedishEdit

SuffixEdit

-sel

  1. making a noun from a verb

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TurkishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

SuffixEdit

-sel

  1. Suffix turning a word into an adjective.
    gök (sky) + ‎-sel → ‎göksel (celestial)

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