-elen

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-elen

  1. frequentative verbal suffix; indicating repetition

Synonyms[edit]

  • (used to form frequentative): -eren

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Etymology[edit]

From Old English -lian, from Proto-West Germanic *-lōn, from Proto-Germanic *-lōną.

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Suffix[edit]

-elen

  1. A frequentative suffix of verbs, indicating repetition or continuousness; -le.

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Descendants[edit]

  • English: -le
  • Scots: -le

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