-els

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A metathetic form of Proto-Germanic *-isliją, from Proto-Germanic *-is-, a noun particle + Proto-Germanic *-lij-, a verbal particle. More at -sian, -lian

Suffix[edit]

-els m

  1. (masculine suffix for inanimate objects) suffix creating nouns from verbs
    rǣdels (counsel, advise, riddle, enigma)
    rēcels (incense, frankincense)
    wǣfels (covering, cloak, garment)

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