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-isks

GothicEdit

RomanizationEdit

-isks

  1. Romanization of -𐌹𐍃𐌺𐍃

LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *-iskos; cognate with with Lithuanian -iškas, and also with Proto-Slavic *-ьskъ and Proto-Germanic *-iskaz (English -ish, German -isch, Swedish -isk, etc.). Found mostly in non-native words; possibly a borrowing (perhaps from German).

SuffixEdit

-isks, -iska

  1. Added to nouns to derive adjectives with the meaning 'typical of' or 'characterized by' the original noun (like English -ic or -ical).

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