findig

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

finden +‎ -ig

Adjective[edit]

findig (comparative findiger, superlative am findigsten)

  1. resourceful

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Old English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From find +‎ -ig; the former from the verb findan, from Proto-Germanic *finþaną (compare Dutch vinden, German finden, Swedish finna), a secondary verb from Proto-Indo-European *pontHo- (compare Old Irish étain (I find), áitt (place), Latin pōns (bridge), Ancient Greek πόντος (póntos, sea), Old Armenian հուն (hun, ford), Avestan 𐬞𐬀𐬚𐬀 (paθa) (gen. paþō), Sanskrit [script?] (pánthās, path)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

findiġ

  1. capable
  2. considerable, good, heavy
    Findig corn — heavy corn

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Descendants[edit]

  • Middle English: fīndī (capable, effective, suitable)

References[edit]

  • 1916, John R. Clark, "A Concise Anglo-Saxon Dictionary for the Use of Students", findig.
  • Bosworth, J. (2010, March 21). An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary Online (T. N. Toller & Others, Eds.), findig. Retrieved December 11, 2011