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Old English sot "soot," from Proto-Germanic *sotam "soot" (source also of Old Norse sot, Old Dutch soet, North Frisian sutt), literally "what settles," from PIE *sodo- (source also of Old Church Slavonic sažda, Lithuanian suodžiai, Old Irish suide, Breton huzel "soot"), suffixed form of root *sed- (1) "to sit."
adjective suffix, "full of or characterized by," from Old English -ig, from Proto-Germanic *-iga- (source also of Dutch, Danish, German -ig, Gothic -egs), from PIE -(i)ko-, adjectival suffix, cognate with elements in Greek -ikos, Latin -icus (see -ic). Originally added to nouns in Old English; used from 13c. with verbs, and by 15c. even with other adjectives (for example crispy).
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Harper, D. (n.d.). Etymology of sooty. Online Etymology Dictionary. Retrieved $(datetime), from https://www.etymonline.com/word/sooty
Harper Douglas, “Etymology of sooty,” Online Etymology Dictionary, accessed $(datetime), https://www.etymonline.com/word/sooty.
Harper, Douglas. “Etymology of sooty.” Online Etymology Dictionary, https://www.etymonline.com/word/sooty. Accessed $(datetimeMla).
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