-ways

-ways

a suffix appearing in native English adverbs: always; sideways.

Origin:
Middle English; see way1, -s1

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-ways
 
suffix forming adverbs
indicating direction or manner: sideways
 
[Old English weges, literally: of the way, from wegway]

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