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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

finden +‎ -ig

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

findig ‎(comparative findiger, superlative am findigsten)

  1. resourceful

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Old EnglishEdit

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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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Related termsEdit

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