-end

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English[edit]

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-end

  1. A suffix forming nouns denoting patients or recipients of actions, such as addend, subtrahend, and dividend.

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German -end, from Old High German -endi, -enti, -anti (present participle ending), from Proto-Germanic *-andz (present participle ending). Cognate with Old English -ende (present participle ending). More at -and, -ing.

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-end

  1. A suffix forming the present participle of German verbs, analogous to English -ing.
    Weinend rief sie bei mir an. (Crying, she called out with me.)
    Die tanzenden Mädchen sind hübsch. (The dancing girls are pretty.)

Hungarian[edit]

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-end

  1. The archaic suffix of future tense.

Usage notes[edit]

  • -end is added to front vowel verbs.
  • -and is added to back vowel verbs.

Old English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Taken from the present participle form of verbs. More at -ende

Suffix[edit]

-end

  1. suffix donoting the agent of an action
    frēond "friend" (originally, "one who loves", "lover"); fēond (fiend, one who hates)
    berend (bearer, carrier)
    berēafigend (despoiler, robber)
    costiġend (tempter)

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