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This may help for the etymology requests, on -en. --- 02:16, 8 January 2008 (UTC)

You may also wish to compare to the Dutch suffixes. All three English examples have cognates in Dutch that are in far more regular use.

Jcwf 22:34, 17 February 2008 (UTC)

Why Capitalized?[edit]

Why in the first etymology section is "strong" capitalized? Is it supposed to be a proper noun? I have never heard of a a Strong verb and cannot otherwise think of a reason this should not be "strong verb." Rchandra 13:48, 26 September 2010 (UTC)

Probably because contributor wanted to emphasize it and wasn't sure strong verb merited an entry. (I'm not sure either, but let's see.) Or maybe contributor thought it was an eponym! Thanks for asking. DCDuring TALK 14:02, 26 September 2010 (UTC)

Tea Room discussion[edit]

Tea Room discussion of the suffix used to form verbs from adjectives, with the meaning "make [adjective]": Wiktionary:Tea_room/2017/December#-en. - -sche (discuss) 16:29, 22 April 2018 (UTC)