-waarts

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with English -wards, containing an element -waart-, related to an old Germanic root meaning turning, wending combined with the adjectival / adverbial suffix -s.

Suffix[edit]

-waarts

  1. In or towards the direction referred to by the stem onto which this suffix has been appended; the resulting word is an adverb or adjective.

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