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Old English[edit]

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From Proto-Germanic *-ihtaz, *-ahtaz. Akin to Middle Dutch -echt (Dutch -achtig), Old Saxon -aht, -oht, Old High German -aht (German -icht), Old Norse -óttr, Old English -iġ.




  1. suffix meaning having, bearing, possessing; occasionally causes i-mutation of preceding vowels
    līreht (fleshy, carnal), from līra (muscle, flesh)
  2. characterized by; full of, covered with
  3. inclined to