-achtig

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch -achtig, from -haftig, which consists of -haft and -ig. The suffix -haft stems from Proto-Germanic *haftaz ‎(tied, captured).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-achtig

  1. -like, -ish

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References[edit]

  1. ^ J. de Vries & F. de Tollenaere, "Etymologisch Woordenboek", Uitgeverij Het Spectrum, Utrecht, 1986 (14de druk)