-sel

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See also: sel, Sel, sèl, sêl, šel, and sel-

Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch -sel, from Middle Dutch -sel, from Old Dutch -isli, from Proto-Germanic *-isliją.

Suffix[edit]

-sel

  1. -age, -ion; Creates nouns from verbs indicating something which performs or has undergone an action or is the result of the action.

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse -sl, -sla, Old English -ls, -els. Related to -else. See “-sel” in Den Danske Ordbog

Suffix[edit]

-sel

  1. Forms nouns from verbs with the sense of "the act of verbing", or a sense otherwise related to the act of verbing.

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Usage notes[edit]

Nouns formed with -sel can be of either gender. In declensions, -e- is lost by most speakers. Dansk Sprognævn proscribes retention.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KhBX0CqD6ds

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch -sel, from Old Dutch -isli, from Proto-Germanic *-isliją. Cognate with Old English -else, Swedish -else.

Suffix[edit]

-sel n

  1. -age, -ion; Creates nouns indicating something which performs or has undergone an action, or something which results from the action.
    Examples:
    • toevoegen ‎(to add) + ‎-sel → ‎toevoegsel ‎(addition, appendix)
    • bakken ‎(to bake) + ‎-sel → ‎baksel ‎(bake-age, something that has been baked)
    • verschijnen ‎(to appear) + ‎-sel → ‎verschijnsel ‎(appearance, something that appears)

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Old English -else, Swedish -else (which itself derives from Old Saxon), Dutch -sel.

Suffix[edit]

-sel n

  1. Creates nouns from verbs.

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Low German[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-sel

  1. Alternative form of -else

Middle Low German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-sel

  1. Alternative form of -else

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse -sl, -sla

Suffix[edit]

-sel

  1. used to form nouns from verbs.

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse -sl, -sla

Suffix[edit]

-sel

  1. used to form nouns from verbs.

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Swedish[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-sel

  1. making a noun from a verb

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Turkish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-sel

  1. Suffix turning a word into an adjective.
    gök ‎(sky) + ‎-sel → ‎göksel ‎(celestial)

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