-end

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See also: end, End, and end-

English[edit]

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-end

  1. Forming nouns denoting patients or recipients of actions.
    addend, subtrahend, dividend

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German -end, from Old High German -endi, -enti, -anti (present participle ending), from Proto-Germanic *-andz (present participle ending). Cognate with Old English -ende (present participle ending). More at -and, -ing.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ənt/, IPA(key): /ənd-/
  • (file)

Suffix[edit]

-end

  1. A suffix forming the present participle of German verbs, analogous to English -ing.
    Weinend rief sie bei mir an.Crying, she called out with me.
    Die tanzenden Mädchen sind hübsch.The dancing girls are pretty.

Hungarian[edit]

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-end

  1. (personal suffix, archaic) Added to verbs to form the future tense.
  2. (instantaneous suffix) Added to a stem to form a verb with an instantaneous meaning.
    örvend (to rejoice at something)

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  • (both senses) Harmonic variants:
    -and is added to back vowel verbs
    -end is added to front vowel verbs

Ojibwe[edit]

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-end

  1. act by thought on
  2. perceive by thought
  3. feel in the mind

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Old English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *-andz, taken from the present participle form of verbs. More at -ende.

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-end

  1. suffix denoting the agent of an action
    frēondfriend
    (originally, "one who loves", "lover")
    fēondfiend, one who hates
    berendbearer, carrier
    berēafigenddespoiler, robber
    costiġendtempter

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