-endlic

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Combined form, created from -ende (Old English present participle ending) + -līċ (-ly, "like") and from -end (Old English agent suffix, ult., from -ende) + -līc (-ly, "like")

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-endlīċ

  1. Forming adjectives from verbs with the sense of ‘able to, capable of’.
    ācumendlīc "possible" (lit. "able to arrive or come")
    būgendlīc "capable of bending, bendable, flexible"

Descendants[edit]