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CzechEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *-ьcь.

SuffixEdit

-ec m

  1. Appended to nouns to form an agent noun; used only on composite nouns expressing fields of knowledge.
    dějepisec(historian), from dějepis(history) +‎ -ec
  2. Appended to a country name root to form a demonym; used generally on country names which have roots ending with -j, -l, -m, -n, -r, -v; the root is formed by dropping the -ie or -sko suffix.
    Portugalec(a man from Portugal), from Portugalsko(Portugal) +‎ -ec
  3. Appended to nouns to derive a specialized substantive, most often in terminology.
    vzorec(formula), from vzor(model) +‎ -ec
  4. Appended to adjective to form a noun describing somebody or something having the specific quality.
    zbabělec(coward), from zbabělý(faint-hearted) +‎ -ec
  5. Appended to a verb to form an agent noun.
    plavec(swimmer), from plavat(to swim) +‎ -ec

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SlovakEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *-ьcь.

SuffixEdit

-ec m

  1. Appended to nouns to form an agent noun; used only on composite nouns expressing fields of knowledge.
    dejepisec(historian), from dejepis(history) +‎ -ec
  2. Appended to a country name root to form a demonym; used generally on country names which have roots ending with -j, -l, -m, -n, -r, -v; the root is formed by dropping the -ia or -sko suffix.
    Portugalec(a man from Portugal), from Portugalsko(Portugal) +‎ -ec
  3. Appended to nouns to derive a specialized substantive, most often in terminology.
    vzorec(formula), from vzor(model) +‎ -ec
  4. Appended to adjective to form a noun describing somebody or something having the specific quality.
    zbabelec(coward), from zbabelý(faint-hearted) +‎ -ec
  5. Appended to a verb to form an agent noun.
    plavec(swimmer), from plávať(to swim) +‎ -ec

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