-isc

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See also: iść

Middle English[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-isc

  1. Alternative form of -yssh

Old English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *-isk.

Suffix[edit]

-isċ

  1. of or relating to: -ish
    ċild (child) + ‎-isc → ‎ċildisċ (childish)
    ielf (elf) + ‎-isc → ‎ielfisċ (elvish)
    man (person) + ‎-isc → ‎mennisċ (human)
    þēod (nation) + ‎-isc → ‎þēodisċ (national)
Usage notes[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Middle English: -ish, -isch

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *-iską, *-iskiją.

Alternative forms[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-isċ

  1. suffix forming nouns with a collective or group force
    þeġnisċservice, religious service, ministry
    hīwisċhousehold
    īdisċproperty, household, family belongings, stuff
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Derived terms[edit]

Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *-isk.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Suffix[edit]

-isc

  1. used to form adjectives
    himilisc (heavenly) from himil (heaven)

Derived terms[edit]

Category Old High German terms suffixed with -isc not found

Descendants[edit]