-ship etymology

English word -ship comes from Middle English -shippe

Detailed word origin of -ship

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-shippe Middle English (enm)
-ship English (eng) Appended to a noun to form a new noun denoting a property or state of being, time spent in a role, or a specialised union.

Words with the same origin as -ship

Descendants of -shippe
censorship championship citizenship companionship courtship craftsmanship dealership dictatorship guardianship internship kinship ladyship leadership lordship marksmanship membership ownership partnership penmanship relationship scholarship showmanship sponsorship sportsmanship worship