-ge

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Northern Sami[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

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Particle[edit]

-ge

  1. also, too
  2. even
  3. moreover
  4. (with negative verb) nor

Further reading[edit]

  • Koponen, Eino; Ruppel, Klaas; Aapala, Kirsti, editors (2002-2008) Álgu database: Etymological database of the Saami languages[1], Helsinki: Research Institute for the Languages of Finland
  • Koponen, Eino; Ruppel, Klaas; Aapala, Kirsti, editors (2002-2008) Álgu database: Etymological database of the Saami languages[2], Helsinki: Research Institute for the Languages of Finland

Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *gawją, *gawjō, *gawô (country, region, environment).

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ġē

  1. suffix used to denote a region or territory
    ǣlġēeel-country
  2. suffix used in placenames meaning region of, or district of
    Sūþrīeġ, SūþrīġeSurrey (literally, “Southerly District”)

Descendants[edit]

  • -y, -ey found in some English placenames