-ul etymology

Middle English word -ul comes from Proto-Germanic *-ilaz (Agent suffix Diminutive suffix.)

Detailed word origin of -ul

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*-ilaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Agent suffix Diminutive suffix.
-ul Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as -ul

Descendants of *-ilaz
-el -ling darlyng dereling derling fikel frankelein gesling gosling jombren jumbelen jumbren jumpen jumpren payle pegge starling sterlinge sterlynge thimbil thimel thimle werpling wimpel