See also: ов, -ov, ov, OV, óv, öv, and øv

BulgarianEdit

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-ов (-ov)

  1. ’s, -son, -s (possessive suffix).

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MacedonianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Slavic *-ovъ.

SuffixEdit

-ов (-ov)

  1. Appended to nouns to create adjectives.
    бука (buka) + ‎-ов (-ov) → ‎буков (bukov)
    јастреб (jastreb) + ‎-ов (-ov) → ‎јастребов (jastrebov)
    јачмен (jačmen) + ‎-ов (-ov) → ‎јачменов (jačmenov)
    орев (orev) + ‎-ов (-ov) → ‎оревов (orevov)
  2. ’s, -son, -s (possessive suffix).
    Петров коњPetrov konjPeter’s horse
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Etymology 2Edit

From enclitic овој (ovoj, this), from Proto-Slavic *ovъ.

SuffixEdit

-ов (-ov)

  1. the definite article "the" in its proximate form, male gender.
    Јади го лебовJadi go lebovEat the bread (here); Eat this bread
    Твојов маж е пијан!Tvojov maž e pijan!This husband of yours is drunk!
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RussianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old East Slavic -овъ (-ovŭ), from Proto-Slavic *-ovъ.

SuffixEdit

-ов (-ov)

  1. Forms possessive adjectives
    дед (ded, grandfather) + ‎-ов (-ov) → ‎де́дов (dédov, grandfather's)
  2. Forms patronymic surnames
    Ива́н (Iván, Ivan) + ‎-ов (-ov) → ‎Ивано́в (Ivanóv)
    Пётр (Pjotr, Peter) + ‎-ов (-ov) → ‎Петро́в (Petróv)
    Па́вел (Pável, Paul) + ‎-ов (-ov) → ‎Па́влов (Pávlov)
    кузне́ц (kuznéc, blacksmith) + ‎-ов (-ov) → ‎Кузнецо́в (Kuznecóv)
Usage notesEdit
  • Other than with hard-stem masculine nouns, -ин (-in) occurs.
DeclensionEdit
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Etymology 2Edit

From old u-stems, where Old East Slavic -овъ was a combination of the final syllable of the stem and the genitive plural desinence ().

SuffixEdit

-ов (-ov)

  1. Genitive plural desinence of most hard-stem masculine nouns
Usage notesEdit
  • With soft stems, -ей (-ej) usually occurs instead.

Serbo-CroatianEdit

SuffixEdit

-ов (Latin spelling -ov)

  1. Suffix appended to words to create a masculine noun, usually denoting an animal or to form a pejorative.