-ий

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Russian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *-jь.

Suffix[edit]

-ий (-ij)

  1. -'s, -ine
    соба́чийsobáčij ― dog's, canine
    коша́чийkošáčij ― cat's, feline
    ры́бийrýbij ― fish's
    пти́чийptíčij ― avian, bird's
    деви́чийdevíčij ― girl's, girlish
    ба́бийbábij ― (pejorative or in expressions) woman's

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