Definitions

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  • suffix An excrescent ending appended to words suffixed with -s.
  • suffix Forms the past tense and/or past participle of some verbs (leapt, kept, dreamt, etc)

Etymologies

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Probably resulting from -s + the, or various other words beginning with th-, t-.

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From Middle English -te (preterite ending), -t (past participle ending), from Old English -de (first and third person preterite ending), -d (past participle ending), from Proto-Germanic *-id- (preterite stem ending of class 1 weak verbs) and Proto-Germanic *-idaz (“past participle ending of class 1 weak verbs”).

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