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