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The suffix en

The suffix en is mainly added to material nouns and names of plants. It forms adjectives meaning aus/von diesem Stoff gemacht. See also variant ern.

Derivation type:

Noun to adjective

Gold + en = golden
Granit graniten
Kalbsleder kalbsledern
All derivations

  • e-deletion:
    When the noun ends in an unstressed e or an unstressed syllable in -r, the e of the suffix is deleted:
    Eiche + en = eichen
    Silber silbern
    Marmor marmorn

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