-skap

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch -schap.

Suffix[edit]

-skap

  1. -ship; -hood

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse -skapr, from Proto-Germanic *-skapiz. Cognate with English -scape and -ship.

When Norwegian borrowed words from Dutch, Middle Low German, or Middle High German or German containing the suffixes -schap or -schaft, it used this suffix to loan-translate those as well.

Suffix[edit]

-skap

  1. (nouns from nouns): -ship, -hood

Derived terms[edit]

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse -skapr, from Proto-Germanic *-skapiz. Cognate with English -scape and -ship.

When Norwegian borrowed words from Dutch, Middle Low German, or Middle High German or German containing the suffixes -schap or -schaft, it used this suffix to loan-translate those as well.

Suffix[edit]

-skap m (definite singular -skapen, indefinite plural -skapar, definite plural -skapane)

  1. (nouns from nouns): -ship, -hood
    ven → venskap
    friend → friendhood
  2. (nouns from adjectives): -ness, -ity
    liklikskap
    equal → equality
    veikveikskap
    weak → weakness
  3. (nouns from adjectives): -ship, -hood
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Similar to above.

Suffix[edit]

-skap m, n

  1. (nouns from nouns): -hood
    bror → brorskap
    brother → brotherhood

Etymology 3[edit]

Similar to above.

Suffix[edit]

-skap n (definite singular -skapet, indefinite plural -skap, definite plural -skapa)

  1. (nouns from nouns):
    mann → mannskap
    man/human → crew

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse -skapr, from Proto-Germanic *-skapiz.

Suffix[edit]

-skap

  1. Used for creating nouns: -ship, -hood

Derived terms[edit]