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The Germanic suffix -skip[skɪp] can be used to form nouns out of verbs. Examples are: neilitteto bequeath > neilittenskipestate, wedzjeto bet > weddenskipbet and witteto know > wittenskipscience. The output has always common gender. The suffix is not productive.

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Nouns in -skip can have a verbal base, an adjectival base but frequently a nominal base. More information can be found in the topic on -skip with noun as base.

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