-sum

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See also: sum, súm, and šum

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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-sum m

  1. accusative singular of -sus

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *-samaz (same as). Akin to Old Frisian -sum, Old High German -sam, Old Norse -samr, Gothic -sams, -sama ("same as"), Old English sam (whether", "or), Old English same.

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-sum

  1. characterized by some specific condition or quality; same as
    angsum (difficult, constricted), āþrotsum (irksome), gecwēmsum (pleasing, pleasant)
  2. having or exemplifying
    wynsum (joyful, winsome)

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