-unga

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See also: unga and UNGA

Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From -ung, noun suffix + -a, adverbial suffix

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-unga

  1. used to form adverbs from nouns
    fǣringasuddenly
    wēnungapossibly, perhaps, by chance
    healfungaby halves, partially, to some extent, imperfectly
    hōlingain vain, without reason
  2. used to form adverbs from adjectives
    fullungafully
  3. used to create adverbs from pronouns
    hwæth(w)egununges(please add an English translation of this usage example)
    , hwæthuguningas (somewhat, adverb)
  4. used to create adverbs from prepositions
    ġēanungadirectly

Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *-ungō-

Suffix[edit]

-unga

  1. suffix used to form action nouns, -ing
    manunga (reproof, admonition) from manōn (to reprove, beg, urge)
    korunga (temptation) from korōn (to test, try, temptate)

Derived terms[edit]


Descendants[edit]

  • German: -ung
  • Yiddish: ־ונג(-ung)