-отня

RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Presumably rebracketed from -ня (-nja) attached to stems ending in -от.

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-отня́ (-otnjá)

  1. Alternative form of -ня (-nja) (in all senses, but especially forming abstract nouns; often with a colloquial flavor)
    бе́гать (bégatʹ, to run) + ‎-отня́ (-otnjá) → ‎беготня́ (begotnjá, running about, bustle)
    лёгкий (ljóxkij, easy) + ‎-отня́ (-otnjá) → ‎легкотня́ (lexkotnjá, cinch (something easy to do)) (childish)
    па́чкать (páčkatʹ, to daub; to soil) + ‎-отня́ (-otnjá) → ‎пачкотня́ (pačkotnjá, daub, scrawl; bungling) (colloquial, pejorative)
    руга́ть (rugátʹ, to abuse; to swear) + ‎-отня́ (-otnjá) → ‎руготня́ (rugotnjá, abuse; swearing) (low colloquial)
    треск- (tresk-, to crackle; to jabber) + ‎-отня́ (-otnjá) → ‎трескотня́ (treskotnjá, crackle; prattle) (colloquial)

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