Komi-ZyrianEdit

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-ач (-ač) (soft stem variant -яч)

  1. Used to form nouns denoting (mostly animate) action nouns; -er

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Bubrikh, Dmitry V. (1949) Грамматика литературного Коми языка [Grammar of the literary Komi language] (in Russian), Leningrad: Zhdanov Leningrad State University, page 65

MacedonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *-(a)čь (agent noun)

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-ач (-ačm

  1. (appended to imperfective verbs) A person that performs the action denoted by the verb.
    копа (kopa) + ‎-ач (-ač) → ‎копач (kopač)
    мете (mete) + ‎-ач (-ač) → ‎метач (metač)
    ора (ora) + ‎-ач (-ač) → ‎орач (orač)
    води (vodi) + ‎-ач (-ač) → ‎водач (vodač)
    готви (gotvi) + ‎-ач (-ač) → ‎готвач (gotvač)

Usage notesEdit

Verb ending is dropped in cases like водач (< води), метач (< мете).

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RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old East Slavic -ачь (-ačĭ), from Proto-Slavic *-ačь.

SuffixEdit

-ач (-ač)

  1. Usually denoting occupation or agent

Derived termsEdit


Serbo-CroatianEdit

SuffixEdit

-ач (Latin spelling -ač)

  1. Suffix appended to words to create a masculine noun, usually denoting a profession, performer, tool or object.

UkrainianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old East Slavic -ачь (-ačĭ), from Proto-Slavic *-ačь.

SuffixEdit

-ач (-ač)

  1. Usually denoting occupation or agent

Derived termsEdit