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What's the origin of "さ", the nonsubjective (dunno how to call it nominalizer)

As @EiríkrÚtlendi suggests, 日本国語大辞典 contains a more explicit entry on the etymology, but essentially the same: サマ(様)の反〔名語記・大言海〕 反 should mean 略 (source)
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Portuguese origin of particle -ね

It seems common in Portuguese to use the definite article before proper names, unlike any other Latin-origin language that I am aware of. For example, “Is Manuel coming to dinner?” might be expressed ...
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Dictionary or website with comprehensive word origin information

So far as I'm aware, there is no one website that provides comprehensive etymologies for all Japanese words. The best I've been able to find is the 日本国語大辞典【にほんこくごだいじてん】 (NKD) dictionary from ...
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