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-ka

CzechEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *-ъka.

SuffixEdit

-ka

  1. Appended to words to create a feminine version of a noun, especially a profession, origin, or proper name.
  2. Appended to words to create a diminutive form of a noun.

Derived termsEdit


HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finno-Ugric, compare to Finnish -kka.

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-ka

  1. Diminutive suffix.
    cukor (sugar) → cukorka (candy)
    asztal (table) → asztalka (small table)

Usage notesEdit

  • Member of the following suffix cluster:
    -ka is added to back vowel words
    -ke is added to front vowel words

See alsoEdit


JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

-ka

  1. rōmaji reading of

Lower SorbianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *-ъka.

SuffixEdit

-ka

  1. added to masculine nouns to form a feminine
  2. added to feminine nouns to form a diminutive

Derived termsEdit


PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *-ъka.

SuffixEdit

-ka f

  1. feminine noun suffix
  2. diminutive noun suffix

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

SuffixEdit

-ka n, n pl

  1. genitive singular of -ko
  2. nominative plural of -ko
  3. vocative plural of -ko

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *-ъka.

SuffixEdit

-ka (Cyrillic spelling -ка)

  1. Suffix appended to words to create a feminine noun, denoting a part, profession, feature, membership, origin, social status, complexion, proper name, abstract noun or animal's name.

See alsoEdit


SlovakEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *-ъka.

SuffixEdit

-ka

  1. Denotes that the word is a feminine version of the word it is appended to.
    Talian (m, an Italian man) + -ka = Talianka (f, an Italian woman)
  2. Sometimes denotes a word as a diminutive
    mucha (f, a fly) + -ka = muška (f, a small fly)

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit