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-ig

  • suffix
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Grammar
-ig, a suffix connoting possession of an object denoted by the stem, used in the formation of adjectives, and represented in modern English by y.
Wright's OE grammar
§630;
Early English and cognate forms may be seen in the following examples : Orm. modiȝ : Laym. modi : A. S. módig : Goth. módags : O. Sax. módag, módig : Icel. móðugr, móðigr : O. H. Ger. muotig, muotich, muodic : Ger. müthig: Orm. mahhtiȝ : Laym, mæhti : A.S. meahtig : Goth. mahteigs : O. Sax. mahtig : O. Frs. machtich : Icel. máttugr, máttigr : O. H. Ger. mahtig : Ger. mächtig : A. S. hálig : Icel. heilagr : Goth. handugs.
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