-янин

See also: -анин

RussianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • -я́нин: IPA(key): [ˈʲænʲɪn]
  • -яни́н: IPA(key): [ʲɪˈnʲin]

SuffixEdit

-я́нин or -яни́н (-jánin or -janín)

  1. Suffix used to form nouns from other nouns, usually referring to inhabitants of a given place or occupations.
    Гаи́ти (Gaíti, Haiti) + ‎-я́нин (-jánin) → ‎гаитя́нин (gaitjánin, Haitian)
    се́вер (séver, north) + ‎-я́нин (-jánin) → ‎северя́нин (severjánin, northerner)
    ху́тор (xútor, khutor, farm) + ‎-я́нин (-jánin) → ‎хуторя́нин (xutorjánin, farmer)
    семья́ (semʹjá, family) + ‎-яни́н (-janín) → ‎семьяни́н (semʹjanín, family man)

Usage notesEdit

  • The corresponding feminine ends in -я́нка (-jánka).

DeclensionEdit

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