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EtymologyEdit

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PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-у́н (-ún)

  1. Suffix appended to verbs to create a masculine noun, normally denoting an actor.
    лгать (lgatʹ, to lie, to tell a lie) + ‎-ун (-un) → ‎лгун (lgun, liar)
    хлопота́ть (xlopotátʹ, to hustle, to fuss) + ‎-ун (-un) → ‎хлопоту́н (xlopotún, busybody, bustler)

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