PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *-avь. Cognates include Russian -авый (-avyj).

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-awy m

  1. weakens an adjective to which it is appended; -ish
    słony + ‎-awy → ‎słonawy
  2. (dated, chemistry) -ous
    piasek + ‎-awy → ‎piaszczysty

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