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Personal name as base
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Only one suffix can derive personal names on the basis of other personal names. This is the diminutive suffix -DIM with its various variants. An example is the woman's name Jeltsje, from the man's name Jelle.

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More on the diminutive suffix deriving personal names can be found in the topic on -DIM.

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