-чка

RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *-ьka. May be related to -очка (-očka).

SuffixEdit

-чка (-čka)

  1. Suffix added to stems to create a feminine noun, to make something more diminutive, affectionate, or pejorative.
    потому́ (potomú, because) + ‎-чка (-čka) → ‎потому́чка (potomúčka, a person who answers questions)

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