Contionary:-ig

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Skundavisk

Etymology

From Middle Skundavisk -ig, from Old Skundavisk -iga, -ga, from Halmisk -ga, -gaŕ, from Proto-Germanic *-gaz. In Proto-Germanic and Halmisk, forms in -ag-, -ig- and -ug- existed depending on the final vowel of the root. However, the -ig- form superseded the others during the Old Skundavisk phase, often causing umlaut of the root vowel.

Pronunciation

  • (stressed) IPA: /ɪj/
  • (unstressed) IPA: /ɪ/

Suffix

-ig

  1. -y (used to form adjectives from nouns)
    stål > stælig
    steel > steely


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