See also: ski and Ski

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Russian -ский (-skij, adjectival suffix), perhaps influenced by Russki or other -ski-terminated terms such as Russian surnames. Doublet of -ish and -esque.

SuffixEdit

-ski

  1. (informal, humorous) Added to a word, name, or phrase to invoke Russianness, Polishness, or a more general Slavicness.

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Lower SorbianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *-ьskъ, from Proto-Indo-European *-iskos.

SuffixEdit

-ski

  1. a suffix added to a noun to form an adjective

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PolishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *-ьskъ.

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-ski

  1. forms surnames
    kowal + ‎-ski → ‎Kowalski
  2. forms adjectives
    dama + ‎-ski → ‎damski

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SloveneEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *-ьskъ, from Proto-Indo-European *-iskos.

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-ski

  1. added to nouns (people or animals) to form an adjective

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