-se

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English -sen (verbal ending), from Old English -sian (verbal ending), from Proto-Germanic *-isōną.

Suffix[edit]

-se

  1. Creates denominatives from adjective or nouns.
  2. When attached to certain adjectives, it forms a transitive verb whose meaning is, to make (adjective). The same construction could also be done to certain (fewer) nouns, as, bless, in which case the verb means roughly, to make bloody/sanctify.
Usage notes[edit]
  • No longer productive.

Derived terms[edit]

verbal suffix

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Chuukese[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-se

  1. (auxiliary) Negative simple present and past tense aspect marker.

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the inflected form of the suffix -s, denoting characteristic.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Suffix[edit]

-se f (plural -sen)

  1. Suffix denoting a female inhabitant of a place.

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • -sa (broad form)

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-se

  1. Alternative form of -sa (used after palatalized consonants and front vowels:)

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Latin[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-se

  1. vocative masculine singular of -sus

Ligurian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin .

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-se

  1. Appended to present infinitive verb forms to derive reflexive forms
    ciamâ (to call) + ‎-se → ‎ciamâse (to call oneself; to be called)

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Old Irish[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-se

  1. Alternative form of -sa (used after slender consonants and front vowels)

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-se

  1. -self, -selves (emphatic)

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