-sum

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See also: sum and šum

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-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 sama ‎(same).

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)

Descendants[edit]