־ין

YiddishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate to German -in.

SuffixEdit

־ין (-in)

  1. Suffixed to animate nouns to create a feminine form
    קיניג (kinig) ("king") → קיניגין (kinigin) ("queen")

Derived termsEdit

Last modified on 7 February 2014, at 08:04