See also: ич and ич’

RussianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • -ыч (-yč)after a hard consonant

EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Old East Slavic -ичь (-ičĭ), from Proto-Slavic *-iťь.

SuffixEdit

-ич (-ičm (informal)

  1. A masculine patronymic suffix added to a given name ending in a soft (palatalized) consonant: son of
    И́горь (Ígorʹ, Igor) + ‎-ич (-ič) → ‎И́горич (Ígorič, son of Igor)
    Тимофе́й (Timoféj, Timothy) + ‎-ич (-ič) → ‎Тимофе́ич (Timoféič, son of Timothy)

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit


Serbo-CroatianEdit

SuffixEdit

-ич (Latin spelling -ič)

  1. Suffix appended to words to create a masculine noun, used only for four nouns: бранич, гонич, рибич and водич.