-inda

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latinized form of Germanic name suffix -lind, -linde ‎(tender, soft), such as Sieglinde and Dietlinde, from Proto-Germanic *linþiz ‎(gentle, mild) (English lithe). Found in names such as Old High German Irmilinda and Old Dutch Frithelind. See lind, Linda.

Suffix[edit]

-inda

  1. A component of some female given names.

Usage notes[edit]

Not very productive. Often but not always used when base contains 'l', as in original form.

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Esperanto[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-inda

  1. worthy of
    laŭdi ‎(to praise) + ‎-inda → ‎laŭdinda ‎(praiseworthy)
    ami ‎(to love) + ‎-inda → ‎aminda ‎(lovable)
    memori ‎(to remember) + ‎-inda → ‎memorinda ‎(memorable)
    kredi ‎(to believe) + ‎-inda → ‎kredinda ‎(credible)
    fidi ‎(to trust) + ‎-inda → ‎fidinda ‎(dependable, trustworthy)
    inda ‎(worthy)

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Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Esperanto -inda ‎(worthy of).

Suffix[edit]

-inda

  1. worthy of, meriting, deserving to be
    blamo ‎(blame) + ‎-inda → ‎blaminda ‎(blameworthy)