-id

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Variant of -oid.

Suffix[edit]

-id

  1. (not productive except in zoology) of or pertaining to; appended to various foreign words to make an English adjective or noun form. Often added to words of Greek, sometimes Latin, origin.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle French -ide, French -ide, and their sources, Latin -id-, -is and Ancient Greek -ιδ-, -ις (-id-, -is).

Suffix[edit]

-id

  1. (chiefly botany, astronomy) Forming nouns from Latin or Greek roots, including certain plant names modelled on Latin sources, the names of meteors (e.g. Perseid), and the names of certain dynasties (e.g. Solomonid).

Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-id

  1. your ... -s (second-person singular informal possessive suffix denoting plural possession)
    kapu (gate) → a kapuid (your gates)
    palota (palace) → a palotáid (your palaces)
    érme (coin) → az érméid (your coins)

Declension[edit]

For back vowel words:

For front vowel words:

Usage notes[edit]

  • (possessive suffix): Member of the following suffix cluster:
    -id is added to words ending in a vowel except -i. Final -a changes to -á-. Final -e changes to -é-.
    -aid is added to back vowel words ending in a consonant
    -eid is added to front vowel words ending in a consonant
    -jaid is added to back vowel words ending in a consonant or the vowel -i
    -jeid is added to front vowel words ending in a consonant or the vowel -i

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Old Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-id

  1. Forms a noun of agency.
    • from verb or verbal noun
      e.g. serc (love) → sercaid (lover)
    • from noun
      e.g. mucc (pig) → muccaid (swineherd)
      ainmm (name) → ainmmnid (nominative case) = "namer"

Usage notes[edit]

  • This suffix forms i-stem nouns.

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References[edit]

  • Rudolf Thurneysen, A Grammar of Old Irish (Dublin, 1946), §267