ChuvashEdit

SuffixEdit

(-e)

  1. Variant of (-a) after front vowels

MacedonianEdit

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

(-en

  1. Appended to words to create a neuter noun, usually to form a diminutive or as an expression of endearment.
    прст m (prst) + ‎ (-e) → ‎прсте n (prste)
    еж m () + ‎ (-e) → ‎еже n (eže)
    нос m (nos) + ‎ (-e) → ‎носе n (nose)
    кукла f (kukla) + ‎ (-e) → ‎кукле n (kukle)
    мома f (moma) + ‎ (-e) → ‎моме n (mome)
    книга f (kniga) + ‎ (-e) → ‎книже n (kniže)

Derived termsEdit


MongolianEdit

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

(-yö)

  1. front vowel harmonic form of (-ya)

RussianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

SuffixEdit

(-e)

  1. Alternative form of (-o): Suffix added to adjectives to produce adverbs; highly productive; used in place of (-o) after palatal consonants, hushing consonants (ч ш щ ж) and ц
    злове́щий (zlovéščij, ominous) + ‎ (-e) → ‎злове́ще (zlovéšče, ominously)
    неуклю́жий (neukljúžij, clumsy, awkward) + ‎ (-e) → ‎неуклю́же (neukljúže, clumsily, awkwardly)
    изли́шний (izlíšnij, excessive) + ‎ (-e) → ‎изли́шне (izlíšne, excessively)
    кра́йний (krájnij, extreme, utmost) + ‎ (-e) → ‎кра́йне (krájne, extremely, very, too)
    вне́шний (vnéšnij, outward, outer) + ‎ (-e) → ‎вне́шне (vnéšne, outwardly, externally, outside, outdoors)
    дю́жий (djúžij, hefty; very strong (low colloquial)) + ‎ (-e) → ‎дю́же (djúže, very (colloquial, dialectal))
Usage notesEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

SuffixEdit

(-e)

  1. Used to form comparatives from adjectives and adverbs ending in a velar, ie. х г к.
    ти́хий (tíxij, quiet) + ‎ (-e) → ‎ти́ше (tíše, quieter)
    ти́хо (tíxo, quietly) + ‎ (-e) → ‎ти́ше (tíše, more quietly)
Usage notesEdit
  • This ending is always unstressed, and palatalizes the final velar of the stem.
  • The endings -ее (-eje) or -е́е (-éje) are used when the stem does not end in a velar.

Serbo-CroatianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Slavic *-ę.

SuffixEdit

(Latin spelling -e)

  1. Suffix appended to words to create a neuter noun, usually denoting a young animal, plant, place name or is used as a collective noun.
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

SuffixEdit

(Latin spelling -e)

  1. Suffix appended to the truncated stem (up to the second syllable) of a proper name to create a masculine or feminine hypocoristic.
    Катари́на + ‎ → ‎Ка́те
    Ма̀рија + ‎ → ‎Ма́ре
    Ју̏ра̄ј + ‎ → ‎Ју́ре
    Ма̀тија + ‎ → ‎Ма́те

Etymology 3Edit

From Proto-Slavic *-e, from Proto-Indo-European *-e, not a desinence per se but a thematic vowel in e-grade.

SuffixEdit

(Latin spelling -e)

  1. Suffix appended to the nominal stem to create vocative singular. Used for masculine and neuter a-stems.
    ву̑к + ‎ → ‎ву̑че (vocative singular)

See alsoEdit