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1. -ī(e suf.(3)

Additional spellings: -ie
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A diminutive suffix in nouns; e.g., hobi and many personal names.

2. -ī̆ suf.

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Derivational suffix common in adjectives from OE: bisi, crafti, gredi, holi, hungri(e, weri, etc.; also common in adjectives derived from nouns in ME: gleui, halki, happi, hasti(e, horni, worthi

3. -ī(e suf.(2)

Additional spellings: -ie
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A derivational suffix in nouns, adjectives, and adverbs; e.g., honi, holi, adj., holli adv.

4. ei n.(2)

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Island; meadow land or habitable land among marshes; -- common in all parts of England (a) in place names; (b) in surnames derived from place names. [See EPNSoc. 1, pt.2, 24 under eg. Only a few…

5. eit n.

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An island.