-ский

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *-ьskъ, from Proto-Indo-European *-iskos.

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-ский ‎(-skij)

  1. -ian, -ic, -ish (adjectival suffix forming attributive nouns, i.e. meaning "related to X", esp. referring to proper nouns and other nouns referring to people)
    америка́нский ‎(amerikánskij, American)
    англи́йский ‎(anglíjskij, English)
    ру́сский ‎(rússkij, Russian)
    изда́тель ‎(izdátelʹ, publisher) → изда́тельский ‎(izdátelʹskij, publisher (attributive))
    депута́т ‎(deputát, deputy) → депута́тский ‎(deputátskij, deputy (attributive))

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