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Topic: GRAMMAR

Language: Old English
Origin: -ed, -od

-ed

suffix
     
-ed
1SLG forms the regular past tense and past participle of verbs. The past participle form is often used as an adjective:
I want, I wanted, I have wanted
I show, I showed, I have shown
He walked away.
a sound that echoed through the room
a wanted criminal
2 [in adjectives]XX having a particular thing:
a bearded man (=a man with a beard)
a kind-hearted woman
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