-ship

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English -shippe, from Old English -sciepe, -scipe (shape, form, state), from Proto-Germanic *-skapiz. Compare Scots -schip, West Frisian -skip, Dutch -schap, German -schaft, Danish -skab.

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-ship

  1. Appended to a noun to form a new noun denoting a property or state of being.
    fellowfellowship
    ownerownership

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