-unga

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See also: unga and UNGA

Old English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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

Suffix[edit]

-unga

  1. used to form adverbs from nouns
    fǣringa ‎(suddenly)
    wēnunga ‎(possibly, perhaps, by chance)
    healfunga ‎(by halves, partially, to some extent, imperfectly)
    hōlinga ‎(in vain, without reason)
  2. used to form adverbs from adjectives
    fullunga ‎(fully)
  3. used to create adverbs from pronouns
    hwæth(w)egununges, hwæthuguningas ‎(somewhat (adv.))
  4. used to create adverbs from prepositions
    ġēanunga ‎(directly)

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)

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