See also: ship and Ship

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English -schipe, -shippe, from Old English -sċipe, from Proto-West Germanic *-skapi, from Proto-Germanic *-skapiz.

Compare Scots -schip, West Frisian -skip, Dutch -schap, German -schaft, Swedish -skap, Icelandic -skapur. Related to shape.

SuffixEdit

-ship

  1. Appended to a noun to form a new noun denoting a property or state of being, time spent in a role, or a specialised union.
    fellowfellowship
    ownerownership

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-ship

  1. Alternative form of -schipe