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EtymologyEdit

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Cognate with Finnish -ua.

VerbEdit

-uma (da-infinitive -uda)

  1. Derives various verbs

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FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Either from -ua +‎ -ma or extracted from such instances. Could also be a contraction of -utuma, from -utua + -ma.

SuffixEdit

-uma (front vowel harmony variant -ymä)

  1. Variant of -ma; forms passive action/result nouns from verbs and sometimes nouns.

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Old EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *-umô.

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-uma

  1. used to form the superlative of Old English adjectives
    medema, meduma (midway in size, midmost)
    hindema (hindmost, last)
    forma (first, earliest)
  2. used in combination with other superlative endings
    furmesta (foremost)
    æftemest (aftermost)
    ēastemest (easternmost)

Derived termsEdit

Category Old English words suffixed with -uma not found


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