-if

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See also: if and IF

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French, from Old French, from Latin -īvus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-if (feminine singular -ive, masculine plural -ifs, feminine plural -ives)

  1. -ive; used in forming adjectives denoting characteristics or qualities.

Derived terms[edit]



German[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-if

  1. Dated alternative form of -iv

Middle English[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-if

  1. Alternative form of -yf

References[edit]


Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin -ivus.

Suffix[edit]

-if

  1. -ive

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin -ivus.

Suffix[edit]

-if

  1. -ive

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle French: -if
  • Middle English: -yf