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English

Etymology

From Old English -isc. Cognate with German and Dutch -isch, Latin -icus, -isce and -ice, Greek -ikos, Slavic -ic, -ich, etc.

Pronunciation

Suffix

-ish

  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) of or pertaining to
    "Her face had a girlish charm."
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Somewhat.
    Her face had a greenish tinge.
  3. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) About, approximately.
    We arrived at tennish or We arrived tennish.
    I couldn't tell his precise age, but he was fiftyish.
  4. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Of a nationality, or the language associated with a nationality.
    Danish, English, Spanish

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