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LithuanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (palatalised variant) -iop

EtymologyEdit

From an earlier *opi. Related to Latvian -up, -p. Formed from the genitive singular + a particle -pi. Compare the old adessive ending -íep.

SuffixEdit

óp

  1. added to nouns to give allative meaning, i.e. "in the direction of", "towards", "to"
    gãlas (end)galóp (towards the end)
    pavãsaris (spring)pavasarióp (towards spring)
    vélnias (devil)velnióp (to hell)

Usage notesEdit

A formerly productive suffix, it is now limited to certain fosilized adverbs and to dialects.

Derived termsEdit

Category Lithuanian words suffixed with -op not found

VolapükEdit

SuffixEdit

-op

  1. Used for continents.