-sel

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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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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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all n



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 -els

Swedish[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-sel

  1. making a noun from a verb

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Turkish[edit]

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Suffix[edit]

-sel

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

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