findig

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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

finden +‎ -ig

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

findig ‎(comparative findiger, superlative findigsten)

  1. resourceful

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EtymologyEdit

From find +‎ -ig; the former from the verb findan, from Proto-Germanic *finþaną (compare Dutch vinden, German finden, Swedish finna), a secondary verb from Proto-Indo-European *pontHo- (compare Old Irish étain ‎(I find), áitt ‎(place), Latin pōns ‎(bridge), Ancient Greek πόντος ‎(póntos, sea), Old Armenian հուն ‎(hun, ford), Avestan 𐬞𐬀𐬚𐬀 ‎(paθa) (gen. paþō), Sanskrit पथ ‎(patha, path)).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

findiġ

  1. capable
  2. considerable, good, heavy
    findig corn‎ ― heavy corn

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DescendantsEdit

  • Middle English: fīndī ‎(capable, effective, suitable)

ReferencesEdit

  • 1916, John R. Clark, "A Concise Anglo-Saxon Dictionary for the Use of Students", findig.
  • Bosworth, J. (2010, March 21). An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary Online (T. N. Toller & Others, Eds.), findig. Retrieved December 11, 2011
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