edeling etymology

Dutch word edeling comes from Dutch -ling, Dutch edel (Noble.)

Detailed word origin of edeling

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ling Dutch (nld) A suffix that describes a male person (or other creature) in terms of a place of origin or a quality, as defined by the root to which it is added.
edel Dutch (nld) Noble.
edeling Dutch (nld)

Words with the same origin as edeling

Descendants of -ling
beginneling blindelings dorpeling drieling ellendeling huurling jongeling krakeling leerling lieveling onderling plotseling sterveling stommeling tweeling verstekeling vluchteling volgeling vondeling vreemdeling woesteling zijdelings zuiderling zuigeling zwakkeling