-incel

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A metathetic alteration of Proto-Germanic *-ikīna, a diminutive suffix + Proto-Germanic *-il-, a diminutive suffix. More at -oc, -en, -el

Alternately, from Proto-Germanic *-ingilą, *-ingilaz, equivalent to Old English -ing +‎ -el. Cognate with Middle Low German -ingel, Old High German -engil.

Suffix[edit]

-incel n

  1. diminutive noun suffix
    sċipincel ‎(miniature ship)
    hūsincel ‎(habitation, dwelling)
    hæftincel ‎(slave [lit. "catchling", "little captive"])
    stānincel ‎(little stone)
    liþincel ‎(little joint)
    weargincel ‎(butcher-bird, wariangle)

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