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Old English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Proto-Germanic *-iþō, from Proto-Indo-European *-ita. Akin to Gothic -iþa, Latin -tus, Greek -tos

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

 f

  1. forming abstract nouns from verbs, adjectives or other nouns; generally causing mutation of root or preceding vowels
    fȳlþ "filth, foulness", from fūl "foul, polluted"
    iermþ (poverty), from earm (poor)
    þīefþ "theft", from þēof "thief"

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