Serbo-CroatianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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SuffixEdit

-ан (Latin spelling -an)

  1. Suffix appended to words to create a masculine noun, usually denoting a (often negative) feature or endearment.

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Slavic *-ьnъ.

SuffixEdit

-ан (Latin spelling -an)

  1. Suffix appended to words to create an adjective.

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