-skap

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See also: skap, skáp, and skåp

Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch -schap.

Suffix[edit]

-skap

  1. -ship; -hood

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse -skapr, from Proto-Germanic *-skapiz. Cognate with English -scape and -ship.

When Norwegian borrowed words from Dutch, Middle Low German, or Middle High German or German containing the suffixes -schap or -schaft, it used this suffix to loan-translate those as well.

Suffix[edit]

-skap

  1. (nouns from nouns): -ship, -hood

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse -skapr, from Proto-Germanic *-skapiz. Cognate with English -scape and -ship.

When Norwegian borrowed words from Dutch, Middle Low German, or Middle High German or German containing the suffixes -schap or -schaft, it used this suffix to loan-translate those as well.

Suffix[edit]

-skap m ‎(definite singular -skapen, indefinite plural -skapar, definite plural -skapane)

  1. (nouns from nouns): -ship, -hood
    ven(friend)venskap(friendhood)
  2. (nouns from adjectives): -ness, -ity
    lik(equal)likskap(equality)
    veik(weak)veikskap(weakness)
  3. (nouns from adjectives): -ship, -hood
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Similar to above.

Suffix[edit]

-skap m, n

  1. (nouns from nouns): -hood
    bror(brother)brorskap(brotherhood)

Etymology 3[edit]

Similar to above.

Suffix[edit]

-skap n ‎(definite singular -skapet, indefinite plural -skap, definite plural -skapa)

  1. (nouns from nouns):
    mann(man/human)mannskap(crew)

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse -skapr, from Proto-Germanic *-skapiz.

Suffix[edit]

-skap

  1. Used for creating nouns: -ship, -hood

Derived terms[edit]