-овский

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EtymologyEdit

From -ов (-ov) +‎ -ский (-skij) or -о́в (-óv) +‎ -ский (-skij). Cognate with Czech -ovský.

PronunciationEdit

  • -овский: IPA(key): [əfskʲɪj]
  • -о́вский: IPA(key): [ˈofskʲɪj]

SuffixEdit

-овский or -о́вский (-ovskij or -óvskij)

  1. -'s, -ian, -ic, -ish (adjectival suffix forming relational or possessive adjectives, i.e. meaning "related to X")
    банк (bank, bank) + ‎-овский (-ovskij) → ‎ба́нковский (bánkovskij, (relational) bank)
    стари́к (starík, old man) + ‎-о́вский (-óvskij) → ‎старико́вский (starikóvskij, old man's)
    Ги́тлер (Gítler, Hitler) + ‎-овский (-ovskij) → ‎ги́тлеровский (gítlerovskij, Hitler's, (relational) Hitler)

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