-lins

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See also: lins, Lins, and lîns

Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a variant of -lings, an ablaut variant, with genitive -s, of -lang (compare English -long). More at English -lings.

Suffix[edit]

-lins

  1. Suffix used to form adverbs from nouns, to indicate "in the direction of".
  2. Suffix used to form adverbs from adjectives or quasi-adjectives, to connote direction and also manner, condition, degree.

Derived terms[edit]