-ικός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *-kos, *-ḱos. Cognate are Latin -icus, Proto-Germanic *-igaz (Old High German and Old English -ig, Gothic -𐌴𐌹𐌲𐍃 (-eigs)), Sanskrit शस (śasa) and Old Church Slavonic -ъkъ (-ŭkŭ). See also Ancient Greek -τικός (-tikós).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Suffix[edit]

-ῐκός (-ikós) (feminine -ῐκή, neuter -ῐκόν)

  1. forms adjectives with the sense of 'of or pertaining to', 'in the manner of'; -ic

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References[edit]

  • Herbert Weyr Smith, A Greek Grammar For Colleges