-unga

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Old English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From -ung, noun suffix + -a, adverbial suffix

Suffix[edit]

-unga

  1. used to form adverbs from nouns
    fǣringa (suddenly)
    wēnunga (possibly, perhaps, by chance)
    healfunga (by halves, partially, to some extent, imperfectly)
    hōlinga (in vain, without reason)
  2. used to form adverbs from adjectives
    fullunga (fully)
  3. used to create adverbs from pronouns
    hwæth(w)egununges, hwæthuguningas (somewhat (adv.))
  4. used to create adverbs from prepositions
    ġēanunga (directly)

Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *-ungō-

Suffix[edit]

-unga

  1. suffix used to form action nouns, -ing
    manunga (reproof, admonition) from manōn (to reprove, beg, urge)
    korunga (temptation) from korōn (to test, try, temptate)

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