findig

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

finden +‎ -ig

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

findig (comparative findiger, superlative am findigsten)

  1. resourceful

Declension[edit]

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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 पथ (patha, path)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

findiġ

  1. capable
  2. considerable, good, heavy
    findig cornheavy corn

Declension[edit]

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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