-hlaðningur

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From hlaða (to load) +‎ -ingur.

Suffix[edit]

-hlaðningur m (genitive singular -hlaðnings, nominative plural -hlaðningar)

  1. a suffix denoting "where" a gun is loaded
    fram (forth) + ‎-hlaðningur → ‎framhlaðningur (musket, muzzleloader)
    aftur (back) + ‎-hlaðningur → ‎afturhlaðningur (a gun loaded from the back)

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