-iht

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Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *-ihtaz. Akin to Old Saxon -aht, Old High German -aht (German -icht), Icelandic -óttr, Old English -iġ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-iht

  1. having, bearing, possessing; occasionally causes i-mutation of preceding vowels
    stāniht, stǣniht (stony, rocky)
  2. characterized by; full of, covered with; equivalent to -ous
    ifiht (covered in ivy)
    bogiht (crooked, full of bends)
  3. inclined to