-yssh

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From Old English -isc and Old Norse -isk, both ultimately from Proto-Germanic *-iskaz, with some influence from Old French -ais, -eis.

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-yssh

  1. Affixed to nouns designating races, peoples and languages to form adjectives that describe them.
  2. Affixed to nouns to form adjectives that describe something as being similar or like in nature to the base noun.

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