-scape etymology

English word -scape comes from Middle Dutch -schap, English land

Detailed word origin of -scape

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-schap Middle Dutch (dum)
land English (eng) Of or relating to land.. Residing or growing on land. (Irish English, colloquial) A fright.. (agriculture) The ground left unploughed between furrows; any of several portions into which a field is divided for ploughing.. (ballistics) The space between the rifling grooves in a gun.. (electronics) A conducting area on a board or chip which can be used for connecting wires.. (nautical) The lap [...]
landscape English (eng) Create or maintain a landscape. (figuratively) a situation that is presented, a scenario. (printing) a mode of printing where the horizontal sides are longer than the vertical sides. A picture representing a scene by land or sea, actual or fancied, the chief subject being the general aspect of nature, as fields, hills, forests, water. etc.. A portion of land or territory which the eye can [...]
-scape English (eng) A specific type of space. Form, formation, shape. Scene, picture, view.

Words with the same origin as -scape

Descendants of -schap
baasskap brandscape isoscape landscape
Descendants of land
Landmarkism slumlord