-scape

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See also: scape

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Abstracted from landscape, the suffix representing Middle Dutch -schap ‎(-ship), from Old Dutch -skap ‎(-ship), from Proto-Germanic *-skapiz ‎(-ship), from Proto-Germanic *skapaz ‎(shape, form). Cognate with Modern Dutch -schap ‎(-ship), German -schaft ‎(-ship), Swedish -skap ‎(-ship), Old English -sceap, -scipe ‎(-ship). More at -ship, shape.

Suffix[edit]

-scape

  1. form, formation, shape
  2. scene, picture, view
  3. A specific type of space

Derived terms[edit]