-ede

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See also: ede and Ede

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *-iþō. See there for more cognates.

Suffix[edit]

-ede

  1. used to form abstract nouns from adjectives
    hoghede (height) from hooch (high) (modern Dutch: hoogte and hoog)
    lenghede (length) from lanc (long) (modern Dutch: lengte and lang)

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Akin to the past participle ending -ed.

Suffix[edit]

-ede

  1. (adjectival suffix) suffix applied to nouns meaning "having", "possessing", "provided with" or "equipped with"
    hornede "having horns
    wæmbede "big-bellied"

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