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This page may need to be moved if the suffix is indeed -ness. Otherwise the langsumnes terms at B&T look like inflections. Anglish4699 (talk) 06:19, 13 January 2018 (UTC)

The OE suffix -nes came in both forms: -nes and -ness in the nominative singular. Both are equal. Leasnam (talk) 06:27, 13 January 2018 (UTC)
For our purposes here it mightbe best for us to choose one and stick with it, using the other as the alternative form Leasnam (talk) 06:29, 13 January 2018 (UTC)
This view from B&T shows just the opposite [[1]]. Even though the headword is with -ness, all actual uses in the nominative show just one s Leasnam (talk) 06:33, 13 January 2018 (UTC)
Just what I thought. Thanks for clarifying! Anglish4699 (talk) 06:39, 13 January 2018 (UTC)