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-ский

RussianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *-ьskъ, from Proto-Indo-European *-iskos.

SuffixEdit

-ский (-skij)

  1. -ian, -ic, -ish (adjectival suffix).
    американскийAmerican
    английскийEnglish
    русскийRussian

DeclensionEdit

* Note: The letter "г (g)" in the endings "-ого" / "-его" for the genitive masculine and neuter singular and and accusative masculine animate singular is pronounced as /v/, not /g/.

Usage notesEdit

The adverb is -ски.

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