-ский

RussianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • -еский
  • -цкий

EtymologyEdit

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

SuffixEdit

-ский (-skij)

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

DeclensionEdit

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

Usage notesEdit

The adverb is -ски.

Related termsEdit

Last modified on 29 March 2014, at 21:31