This Proto-Slavic entry contains reconstructed terms and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Proto-Slavic Edit

Etymology Edit

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *-inas, from Proto-Indo-European *-iHnos. Cognate with Lithuanian -inas and Old Prussian -ins.

Suffix Edit


  1. -ish, -ic, -al, -ed; having a particular quality of, pertaining to, associated with
  2. Forms adjectives
    *bezbordьnъ < *bezbordъ
    *bezrǫčьnъ < *bezrǫkъ
    *besormьnъ < *besormъ
    *bezǫbьnъ < *bezǫbъ
    *domaťьnъ < *domaťь

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Descendants Edit

  • East Slavic (definite forms):
    • Old East Slavic: -ьнъ (-ĭnŭ)
    • Old Novgorodian: -ьне (-ĭne)
  • South Slavic:
  • West Slavic (definite forms):

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