-hed

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Danish[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-hed

  1. Used to form abstract nouns from adjectives. Related to the English suffix -hood/-head and having a similar function to -ty and -ness.

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Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Proto-Germanic *haiduz (state, condition) (originally a noun, represented by Old Saxon hēd). Cognate with Old English -hād, Dutch -heid, Old High German -heit (German -heit).

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-hēd

  1. forming nouns of condition or quality, from nouns or adjectives
    giwunohēd "habit"

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