See also: цэ

MacedonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *-ьce.

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-це (-cen

  1. Appended to words to create a neuter noun, usually to form a diminutive or as an expression of endearment.
    село (selo) + ‎-це (-ce) → ‎селце (selce)
    млеко (mleko) + ‎-це (-ce) → ‎млекце (mlekce)

Derived termsEdit



MokshaEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Akin to Erzya -це (-ce). Possibly further related to Komi-Permyak -дз (-dz, ordinal suffix) or Proto-Turkic *-nč.[1]

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): /tsʲæ/

SuffixEdit

-це (-ce)

  1. ordinal suffix
    • B. V. Vsesvjatskij, Botanika: SREDNJaJ ŠKOLANʹDI TONAFNEMA KNIGA, 1933
      VIII-це ПРЯКССЬ.
      VIII-ce PRJaKSSʹ.
      Chapter 8 (lit. "8th")
InflectionEdit
Derived termsEdit


Etymology 2Edit

Fusion of (-t, possessive suffix) and ся (sja, that).[2]

SuffixEdit

-це (-ce)

  1. 2nd person singular possessive suffix in nominative, genitive and dative with one possession
    • O. Je. Poljakov (1993) Russko-mokšanskij razgovornik [Russian-Moksha phrasebook], Saransk: Mordovskoje knižnoje izdatelʹstvo, →ISBN
      кудце — кудцень — кудценди
      kudce — kudcenʹ — kudcendi
      your house — of your house — to/for your house
Derived termsEdit


See alsoEdit
  • (-t) (the possessive suffix elsewhere in the paradigm, the expected Uralic form)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bartens, Raija. 1999. Mordvalaiskielten rakenne ja kehitys. Suomalais-Ugrilaisen Seuran Toimituksia 232. Helsinki: Suomalais-Ugrilainen Seura. →ISBN.
  2. ^ Serebrennikov, B. A., Istoričeskaja morfologija mordovskix jazykov [Historical morphology of the Mordvinic languages] (in Russian), Moskva, 1967, page 55

RussianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *-ьce.

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-це (-ce)

  1. -y, -ling forming diminutive nouns
    де́рево (dérevo, tree) + ‎-це (-ce) → ‎де́ревце (dérevce, sapling, little tree)
    копы́то (kopýto, hoof) + ‎-це (-ce) → ‎копы́тце (kopýtce, small hoof)
    волокно́ (voloknó, fiber, filament) + ‎-це (-ce) → ‎волоко́нце (volokónce, small fiber, small filament)
    де́ло (délo, affair, matter) + ‎-це (-ce) → ‎де́льце (délʹce, small matter, small affair)

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit



Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *-ьce.

SuffixEdit

-це (Latin spelling -ce)

  1. Appended to words to create a neuter noun, usually to form a diminutive or as an expression of endearment, or to denote an object.

See alsoEdit